Homemade Natural Remedies: 80 Organic Beauty Recipes On A Budget For A Healthy Life - Lora Brenner (2016)
Book 1. Essential Oils: 20+ Recipes For Your Body And Soul. Look Relaxed And Well-Groomed
Chapter 19. Nutmeg Oil
Things you’ll need:
1/2 cup grapeseed oil
3/4 cup whole nutmegs
How to make the oil?
Step 1: Add the nutmeg to the mortar and pestle and crush the nutmegs until they release their fragrance.
Step 2:You should have½cup of these crushed nutmegs. Add them to a jar.
Step 3: Pour the oil over the nutmegs in the jar so that they are submerged.
Step 4: Seal the jar well and give it a good shake.
Step 5: Place the jar in a place with direct sunlight and leave it there for at least 48 hours. You should shake the jar every 12 hours.
Step 6: Use a strainer or cheesecloth to strain the oil in a jar or glass bowl. Discard the crushed nutmeg.
Step 7: Pour the strained oil back to the jar and add another batch of nutmegs.
Step 8: Leave the jar in a warm place again for 48 hours. Strain the oil and if you want the oil to be stronger, repeat these steps again.
Step 9: Store the strained oil in a dark bottle. Seal it well and place in a dark and cool place.
If stored properly, the oil can be used within 6 months to a year.