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Green Acres' Nutmeg Essential Oil 

Its distinctive fragrance is why nutmeg is known as Myristica Fragrans. The scent of our pure nutmeg essential oil is spicy, warm and woody.
Whole nutmegs from our farm are processed in small batches of 50 kgs a time, over 72 hours of hydro-distillation.
Same day processing from farm's harvest-to-distillation ensures the best quality nutmeg essential oil.
Our nutmeg essential oil is 100% produced from our own farm's organically grown nutmegs. 
The waste matter after distillation is then recycled as compost.
Contains no added chemicals or ingredients, just pure essential oil.

Nutmeg Essential Oil Facts

  • Botanical Name - Myristica Fragrans
  • Botanical Family - Myristicacea 
  • Aroma - spicy, warm, woody, slightly minty
  • Parts Used - whole nutmeg, including the seed and mace
  • Packing - 5ml bottles (convenient to carry with you in your bag)
  • Shelf Life - 2-3 years
  • Usage - for external use only. Just 1-3 drops is enough per use. 


Uses and Benefits:

  • Aromatherapy - use in electric diffusers or oil burners. Helps to freshen the air with its uplifting scent. 
    Known for its stress-relieving properties, nutmeg is traditionally used to relax the mind and promote better sleep.
  • Massage oil for aching joints and muscle pains, increases blood circulation.
    For use as massage oil, dilute 1-3 drops of nutmeg essential oil to 12 drops of base oil (virgin coconut oil, olive oil or jojoba oil)
  • Rub on stomach to dispel wind in stomach. Used traditionally on mothers after childbirth. 
  • Rub on stomach to relieve bloatedness, flatulence or stomach gripes.
  • Relieve menstrual discomfort or cramps - Put 1-3 drops of nutmeg essential oil in your bathwater and soak in the bath. 
  • Take a whiff (smell) to increase alertness, allay drowsiness or relieve dizziness. 
  • It can be blended with other milder essential oils to add a distinctive zing in aroma therapy

Nutmeg Properties

  • Antibacterial and Antimicrobial
  • Anti-inflammation
  • Analgesic - helps to relieve pain
  • Carminative - prevents formation of gas and assist with expelling gas (bloated stomach)

Whole Nutmeg Hydro-Distillation

Our nutmegs are hydro-distilled by PalaPala, a local essential oil distillery in Penang, Malaysia.

How Penang became famous for its Nutmegs

Nutmeg trees grow in the tropical regions and are especially suited for cultivation on the hilly terrains of Balik Pulau, Penang.
They were valuable commodities planted here by the British in the 18th century. In 1796, as many as 70,000 nutmeg plants were brought to Penang from the Moluccas. Nutmegs became a premier crop since then and till today, Penang is still renowned as the largest and highest quality nutmeg producers in Malaysia.
Green Acres Penang's nutmeg trees bear large palm-sized juicy nutmegs. Apart from its pure nutmeg essential oil, they are also artisanally hand made into teas, syrups, ciders, preserves, jams and spices.
 
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