CAS Number: 8008-45-5 ; 84082-68-8
FEMA Number: 2793
EINECS Number: 282-013-3
Paras Code: PEO1115
Nutmeg is the fruit of a tree indigenous to the Banda Islands in the Moluccas of Indonesia. Until the middle of the 19th century, these trees were the only source for nutmeg. It now grows in Malaysia, the Caribbean and in India.The first harvest of the nutmeg tree takes place 7 to 9 years after it is planted. Paras sources nutmeg from India and Indonesia.
Spicy, woody, fruity and fresh odour with precise powdery backnotes.
Colorless to pale yellow liquid.
The Chinese were the first to discover most of the medicinal uses of Nutmeg and it was integrated into traditional Chinese medicine. Among its various benefits, Nutmeg stimulated digestion and fights digestive tract infections. The oil is also known for its antirheumatic, antispasmodic, antiseptic, analgesic, carminative, stimulant and tonic properties.