FAQ About Nutmeg Oil

What is Nutmeg Oil ?

Nutmeg oil is a volatile essential oil from nutmeg (Myristica fragrans) containing borneol and eugenol. Nutmeg is a spice harvested from plants of the Myristica genus, of which there are about 100 species native to Australia, Southeast Asia, and the Pacific Islands. Nutmeg is derived from the seed of the plant, while the red membrane that covers it is made into the spice mace. Click here for more information about Nutmeg Oil.

What is Nutmeg Oil used for?

Application Nutmeg is used in a variety of cuisines, and the essential oil of the seed has medicinal applications. In India, nutmeg is commonly used in sweet dishes, but also in a mixture of spices called garam masala. Nutmeg is also an ingredient in Japanese curries. In Western Europe, nutmeg more often appears in savory dishes, including cheese sauces, soups, and potato and meat dishes. Mulled wine or cider also commonly includes nutmeg, along with other spices.