Nutmeg has been used as a healing herb for many centuries. It can help lower blood pressure and sooth a stomach ache as well as stop diarrhea and help to detoxify the body. The essential oil of the nutmeg is particularly effective for soothing many ailments.
One of the interesting health benefits of nutmeg oil is its ability to stimulate the brain - it relieves stress and stimulates mental activity by improving concentration thus increasing efficiency.
Nutmeg has anti-inflammatory properties and can be used to treat joint and muscle pain. In Chinese medicine it is used for stomach pain and inflammation as well as reducing joint swelling.
In addition to being an excellent liver tonic which can help remove toxins from the liver, nutmeg oil is also a good herb for the kidney, helping it dissolve kidney stones as well as relieve infections.
Heart problems may also be alleviated by nutmeg, as it can help increase blood circulation and stimulate the cardio-vascular system. It is also great for your digestion. It can get rid of both gas and stomach aches and can relieve vomiting, diarrhea, and flatulence as well as encourage appetite.
Nutmeg can also help with respiratory problems such as a cough from the common cold. In fact, it is often found as an ingredient in cough syrups.
This ingredient is normally used as an ingredient in the following Healthelicious products:
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