Nutmeg floral water is a natural and versatile product that is commonly used in the food and cosmetic industries. It is a by-product of the steam distillation process used to extract nutmeg essential oil from the dried seeds of the nutmeg tree. Nutmeg floral water has a wide range of applications, from flavoring food and beverages to use in cosmetic products.
Synonyms: Nutmeg hydrosol, nutmeg distillate
Botanical names: Myristica fragrans
Chemical composition: Nutmeg floral water contains a range of volatile compounds, including alpha-pinene, beta-pinene, sabinene, terpinen-4-ol, linalool, and myristicin. These compounds contribute to the distinctive aroma and flavor of the floral water.
Growing Locations: Nutmeg trees are native to the Banda Islands in Indonesia, but they are also grown in other tropical regions, such as India, Sri Lanka, and the Caribbean.