DetailsNutmeg is the seed of the tree, roughly egg-shaped and about 20 to 30 mm (0.8 to 1.2 in) long and 15 to 18 mm (0.6 to 0.7 in) wide, and weighing between 5 and 10 g (0.2 and 0.4 oz) dried, while mace is the dried "lacy" reddish covering or aril of the seed. The first harvest of nutmeg trees takes place 7–9 years after planting, and the trees reach full production after twenty years. Nutmeg is usually used in powdered form. This is the only tropical fruit that is the source of two different spices, obtained from different parts of the plant. Several other commercial products are also produced from the trees, including essential oils, extracted oleoresins, and nutmeg butter.
Health Benefits of Nutmeg
Brain HealthNutmegs helps in maintaining the functionality of your brain. It contains natural compounds such as myristicin and macelignan which has the ability to shield your brain from degenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's.
Helps in Relieving PainNutmeg contains compounds which has the ability to relieve pain. Therefore you can get relief from pain associated with wounds, injuries, strains, and conditions like arthritis.
Promotes Digestive HealthNutmeg has the power to retain its fiber content even if we grind it into fine powder. This ability makes it a super spice which can stimulate the digestive process by promoting the motion of smooth muscles in the intestine and it also induces the secretion of various gastric and intestinal juices that makes the digestive process smooth.
Oral HealthNutmeg can be considered as the King of Spices when it came to Oral Health. Nutmeg contains a lot of anti bacterial properties. It has the potential to kill harmful bacteria's that can cause bad breath. For getting relief from bad breath and other oral health issues you can use nutmeg oil along with honey.
SkincareNutmeg acts as a very good ingredient in Skincare. The anti-inflammatory properties of Nutmeg makes it the best for treating pimples. It also has medicinal properties to cure a acne, sunburn and other skin related problems.
Reduces Blood PressureNutmeg is a remedy to keep your blood pressure normal. High blood pressure and other ailments can be cured by the essential oils contained in the nutmeg.
You can buy fresh nutmeg with no added preservatives in online from spicesfarm.com. The spice is produced in Kerala, the southern tropical state of India which has the best weather favorable for quality yield of Nutmeg
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