Nutmeg essential oil - Myristica fragrans houtt
Two main origin oils are traded; Sri Lanka and Indonesia. Sri Lankan nutmeg oil is lower in volume and is typically used for fragrance applications. Indonesian nutmeg oil is used mainly for flavour applications.
CategoryEssential Oils and Extracts
Harvest PeriodYear round
Natural StatusEU Natural
Organoleptic Descriptorsspicy, woody, terpene, nutmeg, powdery
Common Applicationsallspice, cola, spice, oriental
AppearancePale yellow To yellow brown liquid
Optical Rotation+8.0 to +30.0
Refractive Index @20℃1.4720 - 1.4880
Specific Gravity @20℃0.876 - 0.919
Flash Point ℃43°C
Shelf Life (months)12
Storage RecommendationsSealed containers in a cool dark place. Check quality before use.