Nutmeg , also known as Jaiphal is a pear shaped fruit is a spice found in every Indian home to treat cold, cough in adults including infants. Hot in nature, it is steam distilled from dried nuts of riped fruit. Do not use in excess, 1-2 pinch is sufficient for intake. Nutmeg essential oil is steam distilled from Nutmeg fruits. It can be used internally, topically, and aromatically for multiple purposes.