Inner nut of the fruit.
Nutmeg has a warming effect on the body.
Nutmeg is used for conditions such as rheumatic pain, improves circulation and stimulates the heart. Generally nutmeg is used as a winter warmer. Nutmeg is also widely used as a flavoring in sweet and savory food.
Nutmeg can be used with other essential oils with carrier oil (3 – 5:100) and massaged on to the painful area for rheumatism. 3 drops of essential oil can be used in a warm bath to reduce the risk of winter colds. It also has a warming effect if used in an incense burner (6 drops).
* Do not use in high doses or for prolonged periods.