Myristica fragrans (nutmeg) kernel oil

Myristica fragrans (nutmeg) kernel oil is obtained from the spice, Myristica fragrans, commonly known as nutmeg. It is used for fragrance and as a skin-conditioning agent in cosmetics and personal care products 1. Botanical and botanically derived ingredients used in the formulation of cosmetics are generally mild and safe.

This ingredient can be found in the following products in United States:


  1. International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary and Handbook. Washington, D.C.: The Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association, 2006.