Nutmeg Essential Oil


Nutmeg essential oil enters and balances the meridians, and helps stimulate the body’s protective energy.

Energetically, it enhances and intensifies dreams while sleeping.  It invigorates the mind, and stimulates psychic awareness.

Inhaling nutmeg essential oil treats fainting, neuralgia, migraines, nervousness, and fatigue.

It opens the root energy center, and enhances the flow of energy up and down the spine.  It also balances the meridians and the etheric energy flow.

Aromatic Profile

 Top note:  Fresh, warm, sweet, aromatic spicy, woody notes

Heart Note:   Warm, sweet, balsamic, woody notes

Base Note:   Sweet, resinous, woody notes

Classification:  Top or heart note

Tenacity:  Medium

Nutmeg essential oil is used in natural perfumery to create incenses, men’s colognes, spice blends, chypres, and oriental perfumes.

It blends well with many diverse oils, including Douglas fir, sweet clover absolute, cinnamon leaf, and sweet birch.


More About Our Nutmeg Essential Oil

Size:  5 ml violet glass bottle  OR  30 ml violet glass bottle

Source:  Sri Lanka

Distillation:  Steam distilled by artisans

Botanical name:  Myristicin fragrans

Note:  Distilled from certified organic seed pods

Homeopathic Properties of Nutmeg Essential Oil


Internal–oral, inhalation

External––topical application, massage, bath, local or spinal compress, application to energy centers and meridian points

Observations and Anecdotal Information

This is a great oil for sports enthusiasts, as it relieves all kinds of muscular pain from injuries, overuse, etc.  It is effective on intercostal pain, sprains, strains, and rheumatism.

Nutmeg essential oil is also effective for certain types of headaches, especially migraines and those caused by hormonal imbalance.  These may be relieved by applying the oil as a cool compress to the temples.

Taken internally  with proper dilution, it can be very effective for digestive issues including gas, bloating, and indigestion.

Nutmeg imitates estrogen in the body, signaling the body to stop producing estrogen in cases of high estrogen.  This helps in easing labor pains, increasing contractions during birth, and as a uterine stimulant and tonic.

To ease labor pains during childbirth, apply nutmeg essential oil to the abdomen in a 4% dilution with carrier oil.

It is a cardio-tonic, useful for strengthening the heart.  For this purpose, apply diluted oil to the chest before getting into the shower.


Generally recognized as safe at normal dosages.

Keep all essential oils away from eyes.

Store in a safe place, out of the reach of children.

All internal uses should be researched and/or supported by a health care professional.  Product quality and dosage are critically important when using essential oils internally.

None of our products are recognized or approved by the FDA.  They are not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure any disease.  This information is anecdotal, and is provided for educational purposes only.  It is not meant to be taken as medical advice.  See a health care professional for medical advice.

More about our disclaimer

Weight 0.025 kg

30 ml violet bottle, 5 ml violet glass bottle

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