Nutmeg oil is a member of the Myristicaceae family. This spicy oil has a rich, spicy and sweet scent. It is classed as a middle note and blends well with citrus, floral, spicy and woodsy oils.
Nutmeg can be used in pain relief formulations to relieve headaches, migraines or muscle pain. It may be effective for digestive issues like colic, indigestion or flatulence. Its aroma is known to have a calming effect and can help reduce stress.
Essential oils can be applied topically once diluted with a carrier oil. They are widely used in cosmetic goods and handmade crafts.