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

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

Nutmeg tree
Nutmeg tree
Nutmeg (Myristica fragrans)

Properties edit

Myristica fragrans essential oil.

Circulatory edit

Stimulates the circulation.

Digestive edit

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

Emotional edit

Stimulates the mind.

Gynecological edit

Regulates the menstrual cycle.

Pain edit

Relieves muscle pain and rheumatism.

Respiratory edit

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

Sexual edit

Works against sexual dysfunction.

Caution edit

Don't use nutmeg oil during pregnancy.