Complete Guide to Essential Oils/A to Z of essential oils/Nutmeg

Nutmeg tree
Nutmeg (Myristica fragrans)

Nutmeg oil comes from the seeds of the Myristica fragrans tree. It has a spicy scent. It has a stimulating effect.

PropertiesEdit

 
Myristica fragrans essential oil.

CirculatoryEdit

Stimulates the circulation.

DigestiveEdit

Alleviates flatulence, nausea, constipation and diarrhea. Improves the appetite.

EmotionalEdit

Stimulates the mind.

GynecologicalEdit

Regulates the menstrual cycle.

PainEdit

Relieves muscle pain and rheumatism.

RespiratoryEdit

Alleviates asthma, bronchitis, catarrh, laryngitis, sinusitis and coughs.

SexualEdit

Works against sexual dysfunction.

CautionEdit

Don't use nutmeg oil during pregnancy.