A water-white or pale yellow mobile liquid with a sweet, warm-spicy odor and a
terpeney top note. It blends well with oakmoss, lavandin, bay, balsam Peru, orange geranium, clary sage,
rosemary, lime, petitgrain, mandarin, coriander and other spice oils.
Principal Constituents: These are naturally occuring in the essential oil.
- monoterpene hydrocarbons
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Analgesic, anti-emetic, anti-oxidant, antirheumatic, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac,
carminative, digestive, emmenagogue, gastric secretory stimulant, larvicidal, orexigenic, prostaglandin
inhibitor, stimulant, tonic.
Nutmeg is generally non-toxic, non-irritant, and nonsensitizing. However, used in large doses it shows
signs of toxicity such as nausea, stupor and tachycardia, believed to be due to the myristicin content.
Use in moderation only.
Primary Therapy Agent:
Labor pain, childbirth aid.
Secondary Therapy Agent:
Aches and pain, arthritis, poor circulation, low blood pressure, rheumatism, constipation, sluggish
digestion, indigestion, flatulence, nausea, vomiting, nervous exhaustion, fatigue, neuralgia, sciatica.
Important Note: The information on Florapathics.com is
only provided for educational purposes, and further research should be done on each essential oil to be assured
of its proper usage for each individual. Aromatherapy is not meant to be a replacement for care under a qualified
health professional, but should be considered a complimentary modality.