Sweet, warm-spicy scent.
Blends well with: bay, peru balsam, clary sage and other spice oils.
Warming / restorative, soothes the digestion, mildly narcotic.
Bath: 5-10 drops. Vaporiser: 3-5 drops. Body & massage:
5 drops/10ml base oil.
Tips: An unusual spicy addition to men’s fragrances.
Do not take internally; avoid contact with eyes; avoid if pregnant; not suitable for babies; store away from children; use in moderation as excess can cause increased heart rate.
Further information can be found in Julia Lawless’s book: ‘The Encyclopedia of Essential Oils’ (see BOOKS)
Comments: The nutmegs are covered with scarlet arrilode (mace) when they fall from the tree, which is also used to produce an oil & oleoresin.
Myristica Fragrans (Indonesia)