The spicy aroma of Nutmeg can transport one to warm nights around the fire, celebrating the holidays with family, or a cup of a favorite holiday elixer. But not only has nutmeg been largly used during the winter months. Since prehistoric times, Nutmeg Essential Oil was worth its weight in gold, as it was often used for the plague!
In traditional Chinese medicine, nutmeg essential oil was even used for liver diseases. Also, ancient Arabians would also use nutmeg as an aphrodisiac and to relieve depression and anxiety.
Nutmeg Essential Oil has been commonly used for its anti-inflammatory properties to relieve muscle and joint pains, as well as menstrual pain and balancing hormones. In aromatherapy, Nutmeg is used as a digestive aid to relieve gas related stomach aches, while assisting with indigestion, flatulence, and diarrhea.
Stimulate the brain, enhance concentration and relieve anxiety as well, with the help of Nutmeg Essential Oil.
Properties: Analgesic, Antirheumatic, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Carminative, Digestive, Emmenagogue, Laxative, Parturient, Stimulant, and Tonic
Perfumery Note: Middle
Specific Benefits of Nutmeg Essential Oil:
Being an anti-bacterial, Nutmeg Essential Oil protects against specific strains of bacteria that may cause gum disease, cavities, and strep.
Nutmeg is cited as an effective remedy for hormonal imbalance. From regulating symptoms of menstruation to menopause— cramps, fatigue, weight gain, mood swings, sex drive— Nutmeg Essential Oil has been found to be especially beneficial for feminine health.
Nutmeg Essential Oil is a popular remedy for issues like constipation, gas, bloating, irritable bowels, stomach ulcers, and parasites. If your tummy is upset in any way, Nutmeg Essential Oil might be just what you need.
Nutmeg contains trace amounts of specific natural compounds can lead to more delightful brain function and focus.
As far back as the 17th century, Nutmeg has been used as a folk medicine to treat depression. Interestingly enough, Nutmeg Essential Oil is both a sedative and a stimulant, so this special spice can both soothe worry while perking up focus and the more positive aspects of our neurological function.