Nutmeg oil 2018-05-29T05:59:10+00:00
Nutmeg oil

Nutmeg oil | CAS 8008-45-5

  • CAS No.: 8008-45-5
  • Synonyms: Mace oil; Myristica oil

Product Information of Nutmeg oil

Nutmeg is the Myristica, evergreen tree. It is mainly produced in Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Mauritius, India, the United States, the United Kingdom, China’s Sichuan and Guangxi. Dry seeds are distilled by steam, and nutmeg oil is obtained. The oil yield is 6%-10%.

  • Product Name: Nutmeg oil
  • Synonyms: Mace oil; Myristica oil; myristica fragrans (nutmeg) kernel oil; Absolutenutmeg; eastindiannutmegoil; myristicafragranshouttoil; Nutmegoil,terpeneless; Nutmegshelloil; oilofmyristica; oilofnutmeg; Oils,nutmeg
  • CAS No.: 8008-45-5
  • FEMA No.: 2793
  • Method of Extraction: Steam distilled
  • Part Typically Used: Seed
  • Uses: Nutmeg oil can be used in food additive, flavor agent, pharmaceutical intermediates.

Physical and chemical properties of nutmeg oil

  • Color & Appearance: Colorless or light yellow liquid
  • Odor: With a characteristic nutmeg aroma
  • Relative Density: 0.880-0.910
  • Refractive Index: 1.474-1.488
  • Dissolving: Dissolved in ethanol

Main components of nutmeg oil

Myristic ether, eugenol, isoeugenol, linalool, geraniol, safrole, borneol, limonene, pinene, etc.

Application of nutmeg oil

As an important food spice, nutmeg oil is used for flavoring and flavoring foods, tobacco, beverages, canned goods, etc.

Recommended dosage: in the final flavoring food, the concentration is about 1-640 mg/kg.

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