The nutmeg tree is usually seven years old before it bears fruit, and after 30 years the quality is at it best.
Nutmegs are dried ripe seeds of the fruit. When the ripe fruits fall and naturally split along a lateral groove, they are collected. The brittle shell is then removed to reveal the nutmeg. This oil is produced via steam distillation of the seeds.
The Spicy aroma is warming and energizing. The scent is strong, spicy and warm and when inhaled, acts as a stimulant.
As such, it can help combat fatigue and debility and invigorates the mind. It is said to activate intense dreams — use it in a diffuser before bed.
It is also considered a wonderful aphrodisiac and can be used with some of the floral notes, such as rose and jasmine oil. And is helpful for impotence or frigidity.
Nutmeg oil helps calm the stomach and is useful for nausea and indigestion. It also helps encourage appetite. This is a warming oil and as such, can help with muscle pain, sprains, strains, arthritis, gout and rheumatism. It stimulates the heart and circulation,
10 ml, 50 ml