Nutmeg or Jaiphal is a seed that can be ground and is commonly used as a spice. The fleshy red net-like skin cover on the seed kernel of Nutmeg is known as Mace or Javitri which is also used as a spice.
Nutmeg helps reduce anxiety as well as depression due to its antidepressant property. Its intake as a spice in your regular diet helps enhance digestion. Moreover, since ages, Nutmeg has been used as a home remedy to manage diarrhea and gas in babies. It also helps reduce inflammation and gives relief from joint pain.
Nutmeg is extensively used as part of a number of Ayurvedic medicines and formulations used to promote sexual health.
Nutmeg butter, a fat derived from the seed, is used in perfumery and toothpastes. Applying Nutmeg powder along with honey or milk on your skin helps control excess oil and removes pigmentation.
Nutmeg : Myristica fragrans, Jatisasya, Jatiphala, Jaiphal, Kanivish, Jaitri, Jayfar, Jadikai, Jaykai, Jaidikai, Jafal, Jatika, Sathikkai, Jathikkai, Jatikkai, Jadhikai, Jadhikkai, Jajikaya, Jauzbuwa, Javitri