Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Endometriosis and Essential Oil--Nutmeg

As we mentioned in other articles, endometriosis growing somewhere else other than the endometrium also reacts to hormonal signals of the monthly menstrual cycle by building up tissue, breaking it, and eliminating it through the menstrual period. As we know essential oils play a very important role in some culture in treating some kinds of diseases. In this article, we will discuss how essential oil--nutmeg helps to treat endometriosis.

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I. Definition
Essential oil--nutmeg is also known as myristica officinalis and it is extracted from myristica fragrans of the Myristicaceae family. It has been used as a reproductive system tonic medicine in traditional medicine.

II. How Essential oil--nutmeg effects women with endometriosis
Essential oil--nutmeg contains main chemical components of a-pinene, camphene, b-pinene, sabinene, myrcene, a-phellandrene, a-terpinene, limonene, etc.

1. Antispasmodic
Essential oil--nutmeg helps to improve the tension of nervous system in controlling the muscle action in the body, thereby it reduces the over active of uterine muscle resulting in lessening the endometrial cramp for women with endometriosis,

2. Digestive system
Essential oil--nutmeg is said to help in inhibiting the bad microorganisms in the digestive system. Over growth of bad microorganisms causes over production of its waste resulting in increasing the risk of toxin accumulation and weakening the liver function in defending against foreign invasion and endometrial implants and adhesion.

3. Emmenagogue
It also has an emmenagogue by increasing the blood flow to the pelvic area and uterus that helps to bring on menstrual flow and reduce symptoms of endometriosis caused by amenorrhea.

4. Laxative
Essential oil--nutmeg also acts as laxative that helps to move the stool in the large intestine resulting in reducing the risk of constipation and pain caused by endometrial implants and adhesion in secretion organs.
Since endometriosis is treatable and manageable by natural remedies and a self help course, if you have endometroisis, please look on the bright side.

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6. (also known as Myristica officinalis, M. oromata and Nux moschata)