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Nutmeg oil is a pale-yellow or colorless oil of a spicy taste, which is obtained from nutmeg tree, or the seeds from its fruits, to be exact. Nutmeg oil has numerous health and other benefits. Nutmeg oil can be used as a tranquilizer or refreshment as well as for its calming, anti-inflammatory or antiseptic effect.

Positive effect of nutmeg oil on one’s health

First of all, nutmeg oil can be used a sort of a brain tonic because it has the ability to energize the brain and get rid of fatigue and weariness, as well as anxiety, any kind of stress, and even depression. Not only does it eliminate the negative sensations in the brain, but it also boosts the positive ones, such as concentration which allows for more effective work-relatedperformance.

Nutmeg oil also helps treat various types of pain. This includes both muscle and joint pain and sores, or conditions like arthritis, rheumatism or lumbago, which refers to the pain in lower back, usually from a muscle strain. Other kinds of pain nutmeg oil successfully treats are swelling and irritation in the joints, or any kind of stomach ache, including the ones which originate from menstruation.

Another thing nutmeg oil regulates is digestion. It is good for improving appetite, although its consumption is not to be exaggerated. Aside from that, it has a positive effect on digestion because it takes care of all sorts of issues, from vomiting and diarrhea, to any gases affecting the stomach and the intestine.

As it has been mentioned, nutmeg oil boosts concentration, which is enabled by improving blood circulation, and good blood circulation means improved blood pressure. It is also very beneficial for the entire cardiovascular system, and it can considerably decrease the risk of heart attacks.

Finally, it can also regulate issues in the respiratory system, as well as the liver and kidneys.

Other benefits of nutmeg oil

Besides its many health benefits, nutmeg oil is used for various other purposes. For example, nutmeg oil is a scrumptious spice and it is frequently used in Japanese and Indian cuisine. In India it is also recognized as a delicious flavor and thereby used in making baked goods, ice creams, sauces, custards, and even as an additional flavor in coffee drinks along with cinnamon.

Also, its exotic scent makes it a choice for an incense stick fragrance.

Thanks to its antiseptic and antibacterial properties, it is used to make soaps or cosmetics which are mostly used to deal with wrinkled skin, but can also be an ingredient of many other types of creams and lotions.

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