Mace – Myristica fragrans
Jaiphal, Myristica, Muscdier, Noz moscada
Red fibrous coating of the nutmeg
Steam distillation from the arils
Increase mental powers, Raising self-confidence. Whistling up a wind
Mace has a medium, spicy scent reminiscent of nutmeg.
Blends Well With
Lavender, Bay, Orange, Geranium, Clary Sage, Rosemary, Lime, Petitgrain, Mandarin and Coriander
Used for rheumatic pain and, like clove oil, can be applied as an emergency treatment to dull toothache. It continues to be revered for its digestive properties, for people who cannot assimilate food. It is good for digestive upsets such as nausea, gastroenteritis, chronic diarrhoea, loss of appetite and indigestion and used for bad breath.
Alternatively, a massage oil can be used for muscular pains associated with rheumatism or overexertion where it is also combined with thyme or rosemary essential oils, and for pre-menstrual pain.
It acts as a stress reliever, is used in cosmetics and toiletries due to its aromatic properties. It is also used for arthritis, colds, constipation, coughs, muscle fatigue, nausea and slow circulation. Added to a blend, mace oil is used as a fixative. Its analgesic properties may be used topically for muscle fatigue and arthritis.
- Vaporize for a tonic and stimulant, a cardiac tonic, an aid for general fatigue, and a brain stimulant, particularly when studying
- Use in a diffuser for digestive upsets such as nausea, gastroenteritis, chronic diarrhoea, loss of appetite, indigestion and bad breath
- Diluted to 0.5% or less in a robust carrier oil such as coconut oil it helps with rheumatism or overexertion
Mace will sharpen focus and extend your concentration period. Improves focus, and self-discipline; great for study and meditation.
Nutmeg and mace when ingested in considerable quantity can be fatal indicated by severe headaches, cramps and nausea and a stupor like state. When applied to the skin it can be an irritant. Myristicin is narcotic, hallucinogenic and very toxic, especially during pregnancy. It must never be used undiluted in cooking.
α-Pinene, ß-Pinene, Sabinene, Terpinen-4-ol, y-Terpinene, ß-Phellandrene+1.8-Cineole, (+)-Limonene, α-Terpinene, Myristicin, Elemicin, Safrole, α-Terpineol Methyleugenol, Isoeugenol
- Essential oils can be powerful so to avoid all risks do not use during pregnancy.
- Keep away from clothing or articles which may be affected by oil-based products.
- Use sparingly and no more than 4 times per day.
- Gluten, peanut and dairy free.
- Suitable for vegans and vegetarians.
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