Country of Origin
Color & Odor
|:||Light yellow transparent liquid @22C with a rich, spicy, sweet, woody scent|
|:||Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils|
|:||0.885 – 0.915 @ 20°C|
|:||+8° to +15°|
|:||1.470 – 1.479 @ 20°C|
Plant Part Used
DESCRIPTION:The Nutmegs are species of trees in the genus Myristica. It is the actual seed of the tree, having shape of egg and is about 20 to 30 mm long and 15 to 18 mm wide. It has a distinctive, pungent fragrance and warm, slightly sweet taste and is used to flavour various kinds of foods and beverages.
CONSTITUENTS:This oil contains b-pinene, sabinene, myrcene, a-phellandrene, a-terpinene, limonene, 1,8-cineole, y-terpinene, linalool, terpinen-4-ol, safrole, methyl eugenol and myristicin.
AROMATIC SUMMARY / NOTE / STRENGTH OF AROMA:A middle note of medium aroma, Nutmeg's scent is soft, spicy, and woody with a slightly musky note.
BLENDS WITH:It blends suitably with black pepper, cypress, geranium, clary sage, rosemary and orange.
USES:Owing to its distinctive and pungent fragrance with a slight sweet taste, it is extensively used to flavor several types of baked goods, confectioneries, puddings, sausages, vegetables and various beverages.