Myristica fragrans is an evergreen tree indigenous to the Maluku Islands of Indonesia. It is important as the main source of the spices nutmeg and mace. It is widely grown across the tropics including Guangdong and Yunnan in China, Taiwan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Grenada in the Caribbean, Kerala in India, Sri Lanka and South America.
Nutmeg Oil (aromatherapy)
Nutmeg Oil is a pale yellow or almost water- white mobile oil of a light, fresh, warm-spicy and aromatic odor, a distinctly terpeney topnote and a rich, sweet-spicy, warm bodynote. The undertone and dryout is somewhat woody, but remains warm and sweet in good oils. There is some similarity to the odor of sweet marjoram oil. The oil has found increasing use in perfumery lately for the modern
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