Nut Meg

Nut Meg

 Nutmeg and mace (Jaiphal and Javitri) - is the seed of the evergreen tree. Mace is the fleshy lattice, covering of the nutmeg (hard nut), which is golden brown in color. Nutmeg has more robust flavor than mace, but thy are otherwise very similar. They have nutty, warm and slightly sweet flavor.
Nutmeg is used to add sweet and savory flavor to dishes such as pies, custards, puddings, cakes, soufflés, vegetables, egg dishes, lamb, and fish, and beverages. Like nutmeg, mace is a sweet and flavorful spice, which can be substituted for nutmeg or cinnamon to complement a variety of foods. Mace is also used in sauces for fish and pickle chutneys.
Advantages Of Nut Meg:-Nutmeg is likely safe when used in amounts commonly found in foods.Nutmeg is used for cavities in the first teeth of children and for many other conditions. But there is no good scientific evidence to support its use for any condition. Nutmeg is also sometimes used to create a "high".
In manufacturing, nutmeg oil is used as a fragrance in soaps and cosmetics. Nutmeg oil is distilled from worm-eaten nutmeg seeds. The worms remove much of the starch and fat, leaving the portions of the seed that are rich in oil.

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  •  1.Nutmeg and mace are plant products.Nutmeg is the shelled, dried seed of the plant Myristica fragrans, and mace is the dried net-like covering of the shell of the seed.
    2.The tree grows in Indonesia, as well as several other tropical regions, such as Malaysia and the Caribbean.In foods, nutmeg is used as a spice and flavoring.
    3.Nutmeg is the shelled, dried seed of the plant Myristica fragrans, and mace is the dried net-like covering of the shell of the seed.
    4.Mace is taken by mouth for diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, stomach spasms and pain, and intestinal gas.
    5.It is also taken by mouth for treating cancer, kidney disease, increasing menstrual flow; causing a miscarriage, and as a hallucinogen.