Name Nutmeg Essential Oil, Malaysia
Category Essential Oils
Species Myristica fragrans Houtt., fam. Myristicaceae
Method Steam Distillation
Nutmeg Essential Oil, Malaysia
Nutmeg Essential Oil, Malaysia, (Myristica fragrans), part used seed, method steam distillation, origin Malaysia, sold in weight 1 ounce to 2.20 pounds.
Nutmeg Essential Oil, Malaysia is a large tree sometimes growing 80 feet tall. Nutmeg is a native to the Spice Islands. Little pale flowers precede the yellow fruit which contains the Kernel that has the actual value for commerce. Dried nutmeg fruits are steam distilled to produce this oil. Aromatically Nutmeg is considered warm and spicy. The sweetness is sometimes compared to sweet marjoram. The dried husk material surrounding the seed is also distilled separately to produce Mace Essential Oil.