Nutmeg Essential Oil (Myristica fragrans)
15 ml (1/2oz)
1. Pain Relief
When applying nutmeg oil topically or as part of a hot compress, it can help relieve muscle and nerve pain, arthritis, and gout. To relieve the pain, massage two to three drops of nutmeg oil, along with coconut oil, and massage the affected area.
3. Brain Tonic
Nutmeg essential oil can help with concentration and memory skills. It contains the natural organic compound myristicin—a component that can help enhance cognitive power and restrain growth of certain enzymes in the brain that are responsible for Alzheimer’s. It also helps relieve stress, anxiety, and fatigue by stimulating the functions of the sensory nerves.
To reap the full brain-boosting benefits of nutmeg oil, add two drops of nutmeg essential oil to a handkerchief; cover your nose and mouth area with the cloth and inhale.
4. Indigestion Relief
If you suffer from diarrhea, bloating, and constipation, nutmeg oil can provide relief by removing the excess gas from your intestines. Simply add five to six drops of nutmeg essential oil into a warm bath. Alternatively, you can blend three drops of nutmeg essential oil with carrier oil and use it as massage oil.
5. Skin Care
The antibacterial and antiseptic properties that nutmeg oil contains can help reduce wrinkles, lines, and other signs of aging skin—it’s even used as an ingredient in many natural cosmetics meant to treat dull or wrinkled skin.
6. Liver and Kidney Detox
Nutmeg oil has the ability remove toxins from the liver, making it a perfect liver tonic. It can also help dissolve kidney stones as well as the accumulation of uric acid in the body.
7. Treats Respiratory Problems
Nutmeg oil is very effective in treating respiratory problems related to asthma, as well as symptoms associated with colds, flu, and coughs. For optimal therapeutic benefits, add two drops of this oil in a steam inhaler to open the nasal passages and introduce moist, warm air into the lungs.
8. Natural Sleep Aid
The soothing aroma of nutmeg oil can help relax the body and serve as a natural sleeping aid. Simply massage five to six drops of nutmeg oil and coconut oil onto your body and the then take a warm bath (include three drops of nutmeg oil in your bath). This will soothe your nerves and improve the quality of your sleep.
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