Pure Nutmeg Essential Oil (Myristica fragrans)Aroma: Sweet, warm-spicy, slightly peppery note. Smells just like the spice commonly used in cooking, a bit oriental and exotic.Organic Name: Myristica Method: Steam DistilledExtracted From: Dried nutmeg seedColor: Clear to pale yellowPerfumery Note: MiddleAromatherapy Properties: Comforting and soothing. Aphrodisiac, euphoric and elevating.health benefitsPain relief: Nutmeg Oil is very useful for treating muscular and joint pain as it is an excellent sedative. Nutmeg Oil is also anti-inflammatory, so massaging Nutmeg Oil on the affected area is an effective treatment for arthritis, rheumatism and lumbago. Nutmeg Oil is an essential part of Chinese medicine when it comes to treating abdominal pain and inflammation. It also reduces swelling of the joints. Often, overexertion leads to body or muscle ache and in such cases, Nutmeg Oil can be very useful in removing the pain.Menstrual Cramps: Some women face menstrual irregularities and suffer from menstrual cramps. Nutmeg Oil is very helpful for these women and it can also reduce the associated symptoms of periods like mood swings, depression and hormone imbalance.Indigestion: Nutmeg Oil is good for digestion and helps in relieving stomach aches and removing gas from the stomach and intestines. Therefore, Nutmeg Oil is good for indigestion, flatulence, vomiting, and diarrhea. It also encourages an increase in appetite. Care should be taken when consuming nutmeg Oil and it should only be applied internally in low doses.Blood Circulation: Nutmeg Oil is a good stimulant not only for the mind but also for the rest of the body. Its relaxing aroma comforts the body, increases blood circulation and therefore helps those who have poor blood circulation.Respiratory Problems: Nutmeg Oil forms an important ingredient in many cough syrups and cold rubs as it helps in relieving congestion and cold symptoms. It is also believed that Nutmeg Oil can be used for treating asthma.Brain Tonic: Nutmeg Oil stimulates the brain and therefore removes mental exhaustion and stress. It is also believed that Nutmeg Oil improves the quality of your dreams, making them more intense and colorful. It is a good remedy for anxiety as well as depression. Nutmeg Oil is often used in homeopathy. In the ancient Greek and Roman civilizations, nutmeg was popular as an effective brain tonic in spite of its high cost and rarity. Nutmeg Oil also enhances concentration and increases your overall efficiency at study and work.Heart Problems: Nutmeg Oil can also stimulate the cardiovascular system and is therefore considered a good tonic for the heart.Bad Breath: The woody aroma of Nutmeg Oil helps to remove bad breadth. It is also antiseptic in nature and is effective for toothaches and aching gums. As a result, it is also added to numerous toothpastes and mouthwashes.Liver Tonic: An important health benefit of Nutmeg Oil is its ability to treat liver disease. The Oil is capable of removing toxins from the liver, thereby making it a good liver tonic.Kidney Health: Nutmeg Oil is often recommended for treating kidney infections and kidney diseases. It also helps in dissolving kidney stones and accumulations of uric acid in other parts of the body, like those which lead to gout and joint inflammation.Precaution: Non-toxic, non-irritating. Used in large doses Nutmeg has toxic effects, leading to nausea, stupor and irregular heart beat. Nutmeg Oil is GRAS (Generally Regarded As Safe) approved by the FDA as food flavor. Avoid in and with small children.