Mace Essential Oil (Sri Lanka)
Active Ingredient: a-Pinene: 22.6%, b-Pinene: 14.1%, Sabinene: 25.1%
Botanical Name: Myristica fragrans
Plant Part: Husk
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Origin: Sri Lanka
Description: The Mace tree may reach heights of about 65 feet (20 metres). They yield fruit eight years after sowing, reach their prime in 25 years, and bear fruit for 60 years or longer. The nutmeg fruit is pendulous and similar in presentation to a peach. When fully mature, it splits in two, exposing a crimson-colored aril. This is the mace which surrounds the nutmeg pit. Mace is a vibrant red-colored seed husk covering (aril).
Color: Pale yellow to brownish yellow liquid.
Common Uses: Mace Essential Oil has been used as an analgesic, anti-emetic, antioxidant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, carminative, emmenagogue, larvicidal, and as a stimulant.
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Blends well with: Lavender, Bay, Peru, Balsam, Orange, Geranium, Clary Sage, Rosemary, LIme, Petitgrain, Mandarin, and Coriander.
Aromatic Scent: Mace Essential Oil has a medium, spicy scent reminiscent of nutmeg.
History: Mace Essential Oil has a history of medical use in combination with nutmeg. It was used to combat digestive issues and fevers.
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