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Nutmeg Oil

Botanical Name of Nutmeg:  Myristica fragrans

Synonyms:  Myristica officinalis, M. oromata and Nux moschata

About Nutmeg: Nutmeg tree is an evergreen tree which grows up to 65 feet tall and is native to an Indonesian Island region. Nutmeg and mace are the two things obtained from this tree which make it commercially important. Nutmeg is basically seed of this tree and is egg shaped. Each seed is about 30mm long and 18mm wide and weighs anything between 5 to10 grams. A nutmeg plant would bear flowers only between 6th to 8th years. Nutmeg is demand because of its use in culinary application and therapeutic properties.

History of Nutmeg: There have been historical evidences which highlight the use of nutmeg during medieval times as a flavouring, medicinal and preservative agent. Monks used to sprinkle nutmeg on their puddings before eating them. It was also believed that nutmeg had properties which could fight plague and hence it was a very popular commodity with high demand. Internal trading of nutmeg was dominated by Muslims of the Middle East region and they were successful in concealing the origins of this fruit so that no Europeans could reach its source. However by 17th century trade of nutmeg was dominated by Dutch. A major war was also fought between the English and the Dutch over the control of nutmeg producing region which was won by Dutch.

Properties of Nutmeg Oil: Nutmeg essential oil is obtained from steam distillation of dried nutmeg seeds. The major chemical constituents of this oil include: alpha pinene, beta pinene, sabinene, linalool, safrole, methyl eugenol, limonene, camphene, myrcene, alpha phyllandrene, alpha terpinene, etc.  

Health Benefits and Applications Nutmeg Oil:

Nutmeg Oil is known to have number of benefits, some of the important ones include:

Pain reliever: Nutmeg is considered to be an excellent joint pain reliever. It is also a sedative and has properties which can curb inflammations. Traditional Chinese medicines also make use of nutmeg oil in treating abdominal pains and inflammations.

Menstrual Cramps: menstrual irregularities and cramps can also be treated using nutmeg essential oil.

Indigestion: Problems related with digestion like stomach aches, gas, vomiting, diarrhoea, etc. can be treated by consumption of nutmeg.

Hypertension or Blood Pressure: People suffering from Hypertension or blood pressure are known to get relief by use of nutmeg oil as it good stimulant for our mind and clams it down.

Respiratory Problems: Infections and problems in the respiratory tracts such as cough, cold, asthma can be treated by use of nutmeg essential oil.  

Other therapeutic properties of Nutmeg Oil that make it useful are; tonic for brain, tonic for heart, stops bad breath, tonic for liver, helps dissolving kidney stones, etc.

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Storage: Store in cool and dark place, Keep away from heat and spark

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