The Nutmeg essential oil is obtained by the steam distillation of ground nutmeg. For distilling purposes injured and imperfectly developed nutmegs which are not suitable as spice are used. The oil is colorless or light yellow and smells and tastes of nutmeg. It contains numerous components of interest to the oleo chemical industry, and is used as a natural food flavoring in baked goods, syrups, beverages, sweets etc.
Nutmeg Oil Industrial Uses and Benefits:
Nutmeg Oil is also used in the cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries for instance in tooth paste and as a major ingredient in some cough syrups. In traditional medicine nutmeg and nutmeg oil were used for illnesses related to the nervous and digestive systems. Mysticism in the essential oil is probably the agent responsible for the hallucinogenic properties of nutmeg oil.
7 Proven Health Benefits of Nutmeg oil:
Ans. In vapor therapy, nutmeg oil can be helpful with the nervous system, digestive system, muscular aches and pains, as well as invigorating and stimulating the mind.
Ans. It is used as blended massage oil or diluted in the bath, nutmeg oil helps with muscular aches and pains, gout, rheumatism, gallstones, arthritis, circulation, digestive disorders and sexual problem.
Ans. It is obtained by the steam distillation of ground nutmeg.
Ans. It smells and tastes of nutmeg.
Ans. It is used as a natural food flavoring in baked goods, syrups, beverages, sweets etc.