Nutmeg Oil is obtained by steam distillation of seed of Myristica fragrance
Chemical Composition :
The nutmeg seed is one of four c components of the fruit obtained from the nutmeg tree, Myristica frangans Houtt (Myristicaceae) About 30-55% of the seed consists of oils and 45-60% consists of solid matter including cellulose materials. There are two types of oils: (1) The "essential oil of nutmeg" also called the "volatile oil" accounts for 5-15% of the nutmeg seed and (2) the "fixed oil of nutmeg" sometimes called "nutmeg butter" or expressed oil of nutmeg accounts for 24-40% of the nutmeg seed.14 The relative percentages of the different components will vary depending on the geographical origin of the nutmeg. From this point on, "essential oil", "volatile oil", and "nutmeg oil" will be used interchangeably.
Essential Oil Information :
Nutmeg Oil is used as a food flavour, as a carminative and in aromatherapy.
Oil Properties :
The health benefits of Nutmeg Oil include its ability to treat stress, pain, heart disorders, indigestion, blood pressure, cough and bad breadth
Uses : This oil have some medicinal properties such as sedative, stimulant, relaxing, anti inflammatory, antiseptic, bactericide, etc.
Blends Well With : Bergamot, cardamom, cedarwood, coriander seed
Nutmeg has the Latin name Myristica fragrans. It is also known by other common names in various countries as mace, muscdier, magic, muskatbaum, noz moscada, myristica, nuez moscada and nux moschata.
The nutmeg tree grows very tall and may reach up to seventy feet in height. Nutmeg oil is obtained from the seed of the Nutmeg tree fruit. The fruit, when dried, produces nutmeg and mace. Traditionally, nutmeg was believed to be effective against the plague and hence it was popular during the Elizabethan era.
Overdosing can lead to side effects.
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