Family : Myristicaeae
Habitat : India, Indonesia
Odour/Taste : Clear liquid with spicy odor
Part of plant used : Rind
Method of extraction : Steam Distillation
Dosha effect of oil : Kapha
Therapeutic indication : It stimulates the body and skin good for body fragrance and muscle ache.
Mind / Emotions : Mace is generally non-toxic, non-irritant and non-sensitizing. However, used in large doses there may be signs of toxicity such as nausea, stupor, and tachycardia, believed to be due to the myristcin content.