Did You know Nutmeg comes from the fruit of a 50 ft (15 m) tall tropical evergreen tree? Nutmeg is most commonly used as a cooking spice. The tree grows in Indonesia, New Guinea, and the West Indies. The dried nut and essential oil are both used to enhance your health.
Nutmeg is used in both Western and Chinese herbal medicine. It is most popular as a spice in food and drinks, and is also used in cosmetics and soaps. In ancient Greece, and Rome, nutmeg was highly valued and expensive. People were convinced it stimulated the brain. The Arabs have used nutmeg for centuries.
Nutmeg relaxes the muscles, and helps remove gas from the digestive track. It is most commonly used for stomach problems such as discomfort with indigestion. It is also used for chronic nervous disorders, kidney disorders, and to help with nausea, and vomiting. In Chinese medicine, nutmeg is used to treat abdominal pain, diarrhea, inflammation, impotence, liver disease, and vomiting. Some cultures have been know to use nutmeg as an aphrodisiac.
Did you know Rosewood essential oil is the oil of sensitivity? Rosewood supports extremely sensitive people that struggle to deal with the stresses that come to them in life. It gives assistance to those who are overstimulated or who experience life as painful due to their unwelcome sensitivities. Rosewood surrounds the excessively sensitive soul with warm nurturing energy.
The wood of this tree is very valuable, and commonly used in cabinet-making, carving building, and essential oil extraction. In the early eighteenth century, Rosewood essential oil was used in the field of perfume making. There was a time when Rosewood was harvested near extinction. As a result these trees have been classified as an endangered species, and the legislation has come up with a resolution that requires the essential oil distilleries to plant a new tree for every tree they use for essential oil extraction.
The benefits of Rosewood essential oil are many. It provides relief from headaches, toothaches, and joint pain. Rosewood is useful in treating nausea, vomiting, coughs, stress, and many skin issues. It also keeps the brain cool active, sharp and alert. Rosewood improves blood circulation, and digestion. This oil has been studied for its ability to improve memory, and protect people from neurotic disorders. Other uses for Rosewood oil include insecticide, natural deodorant, and may increase libido.