Myristica Oil; Oil of Myristica; Oil of Nutmeg – 100% Pure and Natural, Therapeutic Grade & Guaranteed Pure
Steam distillation of the seed of Myristica fragrance ( Myristicaceae )
The seed of nutmeg contains 5 – 15% of volatile oil of which sabinene is 15 -30% , alpha -pinene 15 – 20%, beta – pinene 10 – 15 %, terpine-4-ol 6 – 10%, myristicin 5 – 8% and elemicin about 2%
Nutmeg is used as a food flavour, as a carminative and in aromatherapy. The chief flavour of oil is due to the myristicin and elemicin components. since myristicin has hallucinogenic properties, nutmeg oil is not used in large quantities.
The health benefits of nutmeg oil include its ability to treat stress, pain, menstrual cramps, heart disorders, indigestion, blood pressure, cough and bad breadth. The health benefits of nutmeg oil can be attributed to its medicinal properties such as sedative, stimulant, relaxing, anti inflammatory, antiseptic, bactericide, etc.