Blends well with: Clary Sage, Frankincense, Geranium, Ginger, Lavender, Orange, Patchouli, Sandalwood, Tangerine, Tea Tree
Steam distilled from the seed kernels of the coniferous evergreen, the oil is clear and colorless with a warm, exotic, spicy, woodsy and nutty aromas presenting a middle fragrance note. Instantly energizing and invigorating to the psyche, nutmeg essential oil can help to overcome fatigue and nervous stress. Dilute in carrier oil at a maximum concentration of 0.8% for a soothing and warming rub to ease aching muscles or add to the bath to help relax the body and unwind the mind. Used in traditional Chinese medicine for its anti-inflammatory properties, it can be helpful in relieving menstrual cramps, indigestion and for promoting better blood circulation.
Diffuse 2-3 drops per 100ml of water to help overcome anxiety, fear or nervousness
Add 2-4 drops each of Nutmeg and Ginger to a tablespoon of carrier oil and apply in a clockwise direction to abdomen to relieve indigestion, nausea or a nervous stomach
Make a personal inhaler and use to combat motion sickness, congestion, and depression
Blend Nutmeg with Sweet Orange and Rosemary in a carrier oil and add to a roll-on bottle. Use in wrists and temples to improve concentration
On the recommendation of the International Federation of Aromatherapists, TruGardens does not endorse taking essential oils internally unless specifically directed and prescribed by a qualified healthcare practitioner who is also trained in clinical aromatherapy. Avoid using during pregnancy, or if you suspect you might be pregnant, except on the advice of a qualified practitioner. Store all essential oil products safely out of reach of children. Essential oils are potent, and a little bit goes a long way. Do not use essential oils undiluted directly on the skin as they can cause irritation. Keep away from children, and do not apply near the eyes, mucous membranes, sensitive or broken skin. Every individual reacts differently to essential oils: Always perform a ‘test patch’ properly diluted in carrier oil to determine sensitivity. This statement has not been approved, assessed or otherwise endorsed by the FDA. TruGardens does not in any way support the use of these products for the diagnosis, treatment, cure or prevention of any disease.