Mace Essential Oil Benefits
Mace Essential Oil can be used as an analgesic, anti-rheumatic, antiseptic, anti-spasmodic, carminative, digestive, laxative, stimulant, and tonic. It can also stimulate the heart, and circulation, and activate the mind. It can be used to stimulate appetite whilst relieving constipation. It is known to be a tonic assisting the reproductive system.
Instructions for Use
Mace Oil can be used undiluted in a diffuser or inhaled directly; it gives the aroma of fresh nutmeg. A favorite is to add it to a warm bath to ease fatigue and muscle pain. Dilute the essential if you intend to use directly on your skin. It can be diluted with other oils. Always test on a small area of skin first.
History and Additional Information
During its history, mace was used for stomach disorders as well as other medical uses. It has progressed over time and is added to soaps, perfumes and it is also used as a cooking ingredient. It smells like and is very close to nutmeg in its makeup. The mace tree may reach heights of around sixty-five feet (twenty meters). The tree can bear fruits for over half a century. The same tree also produces nutmeg.
Mace Essential Oil Details
- Latin/Botanical Name: Myristica fragrans.
- Other Names: None.
- Family: Cupressaceae.
- Part of Plant Used: Seed.
- Place of Origin: Indonesia.
- Odor/Fragrance: sharp, spicy, musky
- Strength: Strong.
- Color: Amber / Clear.
- Consistency: Thin.
- Note: Middle.