Nutmeg Oil

(USAN, rINN)

💊 Chemical information

Átherisches Muskatöl; Esencia de Nuez Moscada; Essence de Muscade; Essência de Moscada; Muškátovníková silice; Muskatu eterinis aliejus; Muskotolja; Muskottiöljy; Myristica Oil; Myristicae Etheroleum; Myristicae fragrantis aetheroleum; Noix muscade, huile essentielle de; Nuez moscada, aceite esencial de; Oleum Myristicae; Szerecsendióolaj.

Pharmacopoeias.

In Eur..

Ph. Eur. 6.2

(Nutmeg Oil). The oil obtained by steam distillation of the dried and crushed kernels of Myristica fragrans. A colourless to pale yellow liquid with a spicy odour. Store in wellfilled, airtight containers. Protect from light and heat.

💊 Profile

Nutmeg oil is aromatic and carminative and is used as a flavour. Nutmeg oil and expressed nutmeg oil, a solid fat, are rubefacient. Nutmeg oil is also used in aromatherapy.

💊 Preparations

BP 2008: Aromatic Ammonia Spirit. Proprietary PreparationsMulti-ingredient: Austral.: Vicks Vaporub; Austria: Emser Nasensalbe; Expectal-Balsam; Pe-Ce; Wick Vaporub; Belg.: Vicks Vaporub; Braz.: Vick Vaporub; Canad.: Vaporizing Ointment; Chile: Agua Melisa Carminativa; Fr.: Vegebom; Vicks Vaporub; Ger.: Emser Nasensalbe N†; esto-gast; NZ: Vicks Vaporub; Pol.: Argol Essenza Balsamica; Argol Grip; Argol Rheuma; Wick Vaporub; Rus.: Carmolis (Кармолис)†; Carmolis Fluid (Кармолис Жидкость)†; Doktor Mom (Доктор Мом); S.Afr.: Balsem Vita GEEL; Balsem Vita ROOI; Balsem Vita WIT; Enterodyne; Stuidruppels; Vicks Vaporub; Swed.: Vicks Vaporub†; Switz.: Carmol; Carmol Plus†; Eucapinol; Frixo-Dragon Vert†; Vicks Vaporub N; Thai.: Tiffyrub†; Turk.: Vicks Vaporub; UK: Dragon Balm; No-Sor Vapour Rub; Nowax; USA: Vicks Vaporub.
Published May 08, 2019.