Background of Nutmeg Tincture
Nutmeg tincture is made from the seed of the tree. It has a long list of health benefits. It is known to relieve pain, soothe indigestion and brain function. It has the ability to detox the body, boost skin quality, improve oral conditions and sleeplessness. It strengthens the immune system and improves blood circulation.
Traditionally nutmeg was used to be abortion-inducing, antibacterial, antifungal and an antihistamine. It was used to relieve swollen joints, bad breath, depression, diabetes, an upset stomach, a fever, gas, measles, mouth sores, nausea, pain, ulcers and sleeping disorders.
- Avoid taking nutmeg tincture if you have any allergies to the herb.
- Blood sugar levels may lower. Caution is advised in people with diabetes.
- May increase the risk of bleeding. Caution must be taken for people with bleeding disorders.
- May cause low blood pressure. People with low blood pressure should be careful.
- Drowsiness may occur. Use caution when driving or using heavy machinery.
- People with epilepsy should be careful.
- Pregnant and breastfeeding women should avoid taking large amounts of nutmeg.
- Nutmeg may induce uterine contractions. Large amounts may cause miscarriage.
- Nutmeg tincture may interact with medications, herbs or supplements that lower blood pressure.
- Nutmeg may interact with herbs, supplements or medications that lower blood sugar levels.
- Medications that increase bleeding, like aspirin and blood thinning medications as well as anti-inflammatories. Herbs like Ginko Biloba.
- Drugs that can cause drowsiness, example antidepressants, codeine and alcohol.
- It may interact with anaesthetics and antibiotics.