Nutmeg (Myristica fragrans)

Nutmeg is also called “Myristica fragrans”. The nutmeg is particularly useful as a digestive, so as a digestive agent, as a tonic, so as a tonic and as a stimulant, so as stimulant. The essential oil of nutmeg is helpful to reduce swelling and pain, which occur in conjunction with the disease arthritis and rheumatism.

Characteristics of the essential oil nutmeg:

  • Group: Myristicaceae (myristicaceae)
  • Country of origin: Sri Lanka
  • Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
  • Contained chemical substances: for example, monoterpenes
  • Parts of the plant: Seeds
  • Cultivation: unsprayed
  • Odor: exotic, sensual, spicy, sweet, warm, bright
  • Note: Herznote

In the nutmeg is a spice that is traditionally added to foods to aid digestion. Likewise, the risk of emerging gases is then reduced after heavy meals or even the emergence of nausea. Also diarrhea nutmeg can help.

But nutmeg can be applied in other areas. So you can take it, for example, as an additive for creams or oils to reduce pain swollen joints or muscle pain. Here, however, one should not use more than one percent, or about 5 to 6 drops of nutmeg for an ounce of carrier oil.

Nutmeg can be used for both physical as well as psychological purposes. These properties are particularly well known:

  • Therapeutic effects:
  • Nutmeg can be used as an analgesic, so as a pain reliever.
  • It is anti-inflammatory.
  • The essential oil of nutmeg has an anti-rheumatic, meaning it prevents or alleviates at least, chronically occurring rheumatic pain and swelling.
  • The agent has antiseptic and is therefore helpful to germs and pathogens.
  • Nutmeg is spasmodic and therefore relieves spasms and cramping.
  • The remedy is detoxifying.
  • This essential oil can aid digestion and prevent the occurrence of flatulence.
  • The oil can cause to local authorities an increase in blood circulation and stimulate the circulation.

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