Nutmeg plant ! health benefit of nutmeg powder and nutmeg essential oil

the benefit of health powder and nutmeg essential oil

Nutmeg (the seed of Myristica fragrans Houtt., family Myristicaceae) still maintains its status as a unique kitchen spice with growing evidence for many of its traditional uses as a natural remedy.
The evergreen nutmeg tree can reach 20 m in height and continues to be cultivated in its original location (Indonesian East Indies islands and Srilanka) as well as the West Indies (Caribbean Grenada islands) where the tree was introduced in the 19th century (Abourashed and Khan 2010).
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The lemon-like yellowish fruit contains the seed, which is enveloped in a reddish net-like spongy tissue known as the aril or arillus
Nutmeg is found to have health benefits, including its ability to relieve pain, soothe indigestion, strengthen cognitive function, detoxify the body, boost skin health, alleviate oral conditions, reduce insomnia, increase immune system function, and prevent leukemia, and improve blood circulation


The benefit of nutmeg Essential Oil

Essential Oils

Aromatically, this oil stirs the senses and helps to relax the body and mind. Nutmeg has been used to ensure a peaceful and full night's sleep. Primary Benefits: Supports energy levels, Encourages relaxation, Topical support for seasonal aches and pains

The benefit of nutmeg powder

Nutmeg is a spice found in many kitchens worldwide.  Aside from its many culinary uses, nutmeg contains powerful anti-inflammatory plant compounds that act as antioxidants. These may improve mood, blood sugar control, and heart health, though more research is needed on these effects in humans.

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Is nutmeg essential oil/powder safe?

Safety & Warnings

"Essential Oil Safety by Tisserand and Young." Nutmeg can irritate the skin when oxidized, and also if used in higher dilutions, as it is a hot oil. Some sources suggest avoiding the use of Nutmeg oil during pregnancy.

What are the side effects of nutmeg?

Nutmeg and mace contain chemicals that might affect the central nervous system . Nutmeg and mace might also kill bacteria and fungi
It is POSSIBLY UNSAFE to take nutmeg and mace in doses larger than amounts found in foods and for long periods.

Long-term use of nutmeg in doses of 120 mg or more daily has been linked to hallucinations and other mental side effects. People who have taken larger doses of nutmeg have experienced nausea, dry mouth, dizziness, irregular heartbeat, agitation, and hallucinations.

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