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Skin Benefits Of Nutmeg:

Do you follow a skin care regimen? If you do, then you can try and use nutmeg as a skin care product!
There are lots of benefits of using nutmeg, especially for the skin and here are some of them:

11. For Healthy And Glowing Skin:

You can get a healthy and smooth skin with the use of nutmeg. The oil extract of nutmeg is used for
making lotions, scrubs and cream. It is an ideal ingredient to enhance the facial beauty.

12. Removes And Heals Acne:

You can make home-made natural scrubs using powdered orange lentil and nutmeg. These scrubs work
amazingly when it comes to removing blackheads.

13. Fights Skin Infection And Signs Of Aging:

Nutmeg is widely used for its anti-bacterial and analgesic properties. It helps in reducing wrinkles, fine
lines and other signs of aging.

Hair Benefits Of Nutmeg:

Your hair care regime too can benefit from nutmeg. Here are a few good things nutmeg can do for your
hair:

14. For Shiny And Healthy Hair:

Nutmeg oil can be used for hair care. It helps in quick hair growth and adds a lustrous shine. This
essential oil is used in various hair products and has numerous advantages.

15. Reduces Hair Fall:

Nutmeg works effectively to tone your hair. It also increases blood circulation in the scalp and helps hair
growth. Keeping the hair shiny and silky, it adds volume to the hair.
How To Use Nutmeg:

Now that you know how good nutmeg can be for your skin and hair, the question arises on how to use it!
Well, we have a few recipes that you can try at home to get beautiful skin and hair!

a. Nutmeg, Honey, And Cinnamon Mixture:

When nutmeg is combined with honey and cinnamon, it makes a powerful antimicrobial and antiseptic
paste. Mix each of the ingredients mentioned above in equal proportion and apply the mixture every
morning. Keep it for around 10-15 minutes and then rinse with cold water. It helps in alleviating acne and
reducing scars.

b. Nutmeg Powder And Honey Paste:

Make a paste using nutmeg powder and honey. Apply it on the face and leave for 30 minutes. Rinse with
cold water. This mixture works effectively to cure blemishes.

c. Nutmeg Powder And Milk Facial:

Mix 1 spoon of milk (toned milk should be used for oily skin and full fat milk is good for dry skin) along
with nutmeg and apply the mixture every day on your face. Leave it for 30 minutes and then wash with
cold water. This can provide you with facial effect.

d. Nutmeg And Baking Soda:

Nutmeg can be used along with baking soda to form a medium consistency paste. It should be applied
on the face on a regular basis. Within 2 to 3 days, you will see that the redness and puffiness on your
face is gone.

e. Pure Nutmeg Paste:

Whole nutmegs can be grated and used to form a paste. The grated nutmeg will dissolve immediately in
water and form a paste. Cinnamon can be added to the paste, but it is optional. Apply the paste and
keep it for an hour. Then rinse it off with cold water. Use this for at least 2 to 3 weeks continuously. This
will help in making your skin smooth and supple. It can also treat acne and blemishes on your skin.
f. Nutmeg Scrub:

Use nutmeg powder and masoor dal powder for scrubbing your face regularly. This home-made scrub is
highly effective in getting rid of blackheads as well as blocked and clogged pores.Nutmeg and Milk
Powder:

For curing acne, nutmeg scrub can be used. Make a scrub using a pinch of nutmeg powder and milk
powder.

g. Nutmeg Oil:

Nutmeg oil is used as a volatile essential oil. It has a thin consistency with a spicy aroma. It is used in hair
dyes and homemade creams, lotions and soaps. Nutmeg oil should be taken daily. A standard dosage of
4 to 5 drops is enough. You can use it in milk shakes or simply take it with a spoon of honey. It is advised
that one takes this oil in empty stomach for getting the maximum benefits. There are no side-effects of
using nutmeg oil. This oil is used to make different types of homemade soaps.