Nutmeg (India) Essential Oil

Nutmeg (India) Essential Oil
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Product Rating: 4.6/5 (As per 8 Customer Reviews)

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Botanical Name: Myristica fragrans

Main Constituents:
Myrsistein: 3.5%

Plant Part: Seeds

Origin: India

Processing Method: Steam Distilled

Description / Color / Consistency: A thin, colourless to pale yellow liquid.

Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A middle note of medium aroma, Nutmeg's scent is soft, spicy, and woody with a slightly musky note.

Blends With: Lavender, Clary Sage, Geranium, Rosemary, Petitgrain, Orange and other Spice Oils.

Product Abstract: Nutmeg Essential Oil is derived from an evergreen tree capable of growing 20 meters in height. It produces a fleshy red fruit that is then dried. The exterior husk is dried and produces Mace, while the seeds produce Nutmeg. It has been prized as a culinary spice in ancient China, for embalming by the ancient Egyptians, and by the 8th century was commonly used in Britain. In the 12th century, Hildegard of Bingen cited it in her herbal, the first known textbook on the medicinal use of herbs. Today it is used by the food and cosmetics industries, as well as aromatherapists and naturopathic practitioners.

Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. If used in large amounts, Nutmeg Essential Oil can cause toxic symptoms such as nausea and tachycardia. Contact with eyes should be avoided.

Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping), be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.

IMPORTANT: All New Directions Aromatics (NDA) products are for external use only unless otherwise indicated. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease, and it should not be used by anyone who is pregnant or under the care of a medical practitioner. Please refer to our policies for further details, and our disclaimer below.

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Rating: Star
This went into a M&P Soap, and made it smell like heaven in a bar. If you are making products for Christmas, you would be silly not to purchase this oil! Wonderful quality!

By:Stephanie, Coquitlam, British Columbia
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Loyal Customer Since:2013-11-13 16:07:08


Rating: Star
This is definately greener than the spice - if you were after the nutmeg spice scent try the mace EO instead.

By:Kim, Winnipeg, Manitoba
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Loyal Customer Since:2010-12-07 17:22:14


Rating: Star
A bit less complex and more "green" than fresh nutmeg, but still a wonderful scent. I'll probably continue to use freshly grated nutmeg in my soap, but I could see using this in an oil blend. It would blend beautifully with both warmer, spicy smells and with more herbaceous oils.

By:Jenn, Vancouver, British Columbia
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Loyal Customer Since:2010-03-15 15:58:56


Rating: Star
Awesome ! It's earthy yet light, from up close the scent is biting and fresh very woodsy and mysterious. From a little distance it smells medicinal, calming and soothing, less overpowering than I expected. With some distance we find that burnt wood rosewood like smell, with very colorful and sweet overtones.

By:Samuel, Quebec, Quebec
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Loyal Customer Since:2009-10-15 02:02:45


Rating: Star
This essential oil is a must in a soap full of honey and beeswax. It is one of my best sellers. AND it is hard to find it ! Thank you again to New Directions

By:Louise, Montreal, Quebec
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Loyal Customer Since:2006-02-25 20:13:27


Rating: Star
mix with benzoin and cardamom, and voila! Instant holiday scent. this EO is pretty strong too, so a little goes a long way. This will not disappoint!

By:Lucie, calgary, Alberta
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Loyal Customer Since:2008-11-09 12:45:41


Rating: Star
This reminds me of a classier version of coffee. Similar to the cooking scent. Slightly musky, and reminiscent of burnt wood. On the bitter side. Good EO, long lasting in natural perfume.

By:Sherif, Scarborough, Ontario
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Loyal Customer Since:2006-07-27 18:10:52


Rating: Star
Probably more rich than the nutmeg you are used to, this one is of superb quality and wonderful for a warming blend. Really nice during the holidays and especially useful in the cold winters.

By:Candice, Sarasota, Florida
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Further, New Directions Aromatics is not responsible for the comments made in the customer reviews, nor when products are used in ways not suitable to their purpose (for example, fragrance oils in toothpaste; bath salts in metal containers; additives used in larger amounts than recommended).


As with any manufacturing process, New Directions Aromatics strongly recommends small lab scale testing for evaluation purposes prior to full commercial manufacturing. As the ordinary or otherwise use(s) of this product is outside the control of New Directions Aromatics Inc., no representation or warranty, expressed or implied is made as to the effect(s) of such use(s) (including damage or injury), or the results obtained.


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