nutmeg oil


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nutmeg oil

[′nət‚meg ‚ȯil]
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A pale-yellow or colorless essential oil with spicy taste and nutmeg aroma; obtained from nutmegs; soluble in alcohol, carbon bisulfide, and glacial acetic acid; chief constituents are myristin, pinene, and dipentene; used in flavors, perfumes, and medicines. Also known as myristica oil.
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4 Nutmeg oil contains eugenol, which, along with oil of cloves, has been used in dentistry for toothache relief because of their local anaesthetic effect.
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It has long been known that Hatshepsut's family suffered from skin complaints" and analysis of the contents of the flask revealed a mixture of palm and nutmeg oil, along with other polyunsaturated fats known to bring relief to people suffering from skin complaints such as psoriasis, the university said in a statement.
Nutmeg oil can be applied as an emergency treatment to dull toothache.