Nutmeg - 10ml

Spirit Earth

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Nutmeg Essential Oil

Nutmegs look like small peaches and grow on trees up to 45ft tall. Their scent permeates the air where they grow.


Light and spicy, deep and warm with musky undertones it is a very rounded oil with a complete scent.

Oils to Blend with

Blends well with Clary Sage, though some precaution must be used with this blend. It also blends well with Black Pepper, Cinnamon, Clove, Coriander, Cypress, Frankincense, Lemon, Lime, Orange, Patchouli, Rosemary and Tea Tree.

Latin Name

Myristica fragrans

Plant Family


Extraction Method

The essential oil is obtained by water distillation of the dried nutmegs

Country of Origin

East Indies

Chemical Constituents

Borneol, Geraniol, Linalool, Terpineol (Alcohols), Eugenol, Myristicin, Safrole (Phenols), Camphene, Dipentene, Pinene (Terpenes)


As with all essential oils do not use during pregnancy. Always be cautious with Nutmeg, there is a valid place for Nutmeg in the aromatherapist's cabinet of oils but over use may over excite the motor nerves which could cause mental discomfort, a lost sense of feeling and mental state of delirium. In over use in can also over stimulate the heart.