Nutmeg essential oil is very effective in soothing joint pain, arthritis, and any sort of muscular pain in the body. It has anti-inflammatory properties and provides relief when applied on affected area. It is considered a necessary part of Chinese medicine to use nutmeg oil to treat inflammation and abdominal pain. It helps to reduce swelling in joints which can be caused due to overexertion, arthritis and in those situations, this oil can be a blessing. It has been verified by many holistic practitioners too. You must check out Luke Countiho’s video on Nutmeg oil to know real-life experiences in the improvement of health after using the oil.
Nutmeg Essential oil is steam distilled from the seeds of the Myristica fragrans plant. This plant mostly grows in Indonesia, Sri Lanka and India.
It has almost a warm, fresh, woody, spicy and pine-like aroma. Using it in Aromatherapy can have a hypnotic, uplifting effect and it is known to enhance imagination.
Fun Fact: Nostradamus used Nutmeg to enter deep trances for prophetic visions.
Energetically, it invigorates and stimulates the mind and can produce intense colourful dreams.
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Many of Nutmeg Essential Oil's components help relieve pain and inflammation. Blend Nutmeg Essential oil in a base oil such as apricot essential oil or sesame and apply on the affected area.
Nutmeg is analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and warming, which means it can be used to prevent or relieve chronic rheumatic pain and swelling.
Nutmeg Essential Oil helps ease unwanted spasms and soothes the muscles into comfort.
In traditional medicine, Nutmeg was used as a remedy for digestive disorders, appetite stimulation, flatulence, spasms, and vomiting.
Smelling Nutmeg Essential Oil helps soothe the mind and helps induce restful sleep.
It has potent antibacterial and antifungal properties and can be added in low dilution into body oils to keep your skin healthy and happy.
Safety Information :
Nutmeg can irritate the skin when oxidized, and also if used in higher dilutions, as it is a hot oil.
When blending Essential Oils please keep in mind the dilution ratio, 3 to 5% dilution in a base or carrier oil, refer to the attached dilution chart in the link below to understand the number of drops.
For Facial Skin – 0.7 to 2%
Body Massage – 1.5 to 3%
Pain Relief – 5 – 7%
(To make it easier mix about 50 drops of the Essential Oil in 50 ml of carrier oil for pain relief)
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