Aroma:Sweet, warm-spicy, slightly peppery note. Smells just like the spice commonly used in cooking, a bit oriental and exotic.
Latin Name:Myristica fragrans
Country of Origin:Indonesia
Cultivation Method:Conventionally Grown
Extraction Method:Steam Distilled
Extracted From:Dried nutmeg seed
Color:Clear to pale yellow
Aromatherapy Properties:Comforting and soothing. Aphrodisiac, euphoric, and elevating.
Suggested Use:Dilute Nutmeg Oil in an unflavoured/neutral Carrier Oil such as Grapeseed or Canola Oil, and use in preparing pastries, sauces and savory dishes.
Add a few drops of Aromaland's Exotic, Indulgence, Sensual or Mother Nature Blends (which contain Nutmeg) to a diffuser.
History:Wellknown as a domestic spice worldwide. The Nutmeg grown in Indonesia and Sri Lanka is called East Indian and is considered superior to the West Indian nutmeg grown in Grenada.
Specific Safety Information:Non-toxic, non-irritating. Used in large doses Nutmeg has toxic effects, leading to nausea, stupor and irregular heart beat. Nutmeg is GRAS (Generally Regarded As Safe) approved by the FDA as food flavor. Avoid in pregnancy and with small children.