Incredible Nutmeg - Jayphal
In spite of the name, it is not a nut. It is a seed a spice from Konkan used mostly complete Indian, Moroccan, and Internationally cuisines, baked goods, desserts, main culinary for its aroma, taste, and calming brain effects. It is mostly used for seasoning multiple recipes.
Evergreen tree Cinnamon, spices Nutmeg, and Mace are a spice growing tree whose seed is Nutmeg, and the fruit is Mace spice, and the Nutmeg tree bark is Cinnamon.
Spice with the distinctively pungent smell with a slightly sweet taste.
Hot chocolate with fresh nutmeg in winter is a known drink worldwide.
Dried nutmegs are brownish-gray ovals roughly egg-shaped with furrowed surfaces.
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With a history of Origin from Indonesia Banda Islands by European traders, they have landed to Hindustan.
The tree has the native history to the banda Islands Moluccas, known as Spice Islands in history, of Indonesia, and is predominantly cultured in India, Indonesia, and West Indies.
Jayphal a 100% Vegetarian Spice or Vegan Spice
Nutmeg is a pure vegetarian product or in terms of Vegan that you can use in delicacies specially prepared for festivities and worship. In Maharashtrian Shrikhand recipe, you will always find grated Nutmeg sprayed above the serving on Shrikhand.
We deliver authentic Nutmeg grown in Kerala and the Konkan coastal strip of Maharashtra, to your doorstep.
We offer naturally made Nutmeg. A task force, led by our founder, dedicated two years researching and touring the nation to find farmers who use traditional and natural techniques of production.
Easy to use
It is extremely easy to work. To make fresh powder, grind some whole in a mortar or blender or mixer grinder or grater. You can easily add Nutmeg powder to a warm cup of milk or kheer or any dessert of your choice.
Rich in antioxidants, which help resist free radicals and keep cancer at bay.
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It contains compounds such as cyanidin, in Nutmeg Oil, an essential oils, a phenolic component that help curb oxidative stress.
Aphrodisiac properties may help boost your libido and sexual wellness.
Nutmeg's anti-inflammatory properties help protect you from arthritis, Alzheimer's disease, cardiovascular disease (CVD), and even common cold.
It contains antibacterial properties that help keep gum diseases and a few strains of E.Coli at bay.
It also helps elevate heart health as well as mood. Nutmeg is known to lower glycemic levels.
Its psychoactive effects with acute or large consumption daily or Long duration usage in doses of 120 mg or more daily has been linked to may produce anxiety, dizziness, palpitations, and hallucinations(Sensation created by the mind but not real), and other brain-related disorders and side effects. mostly resolves within 24 hours once the dose is reduced from the body, it can have a nutmeg poisoning effect
You may experience agitation, dizziness, hallucinations, nausea, irregular heartbeat, and dry mouth if consumed in greater doses.
If you have seed allergy, then you need to avoid Nutmeg. It may cause eczema those who are allergic to the same.
Please discuss your Physician or doctor for all the above. The above information is sourced from the Internet and various books.
Pregnant and Nursing women
Nursing women and pregnant women should avoid large doses, although they can use it in a small amount in culinary and cuisines.
If consumed in large amounts of more than 7.5 gms, it can affect childbirth processes like n pregnant women and inhibit prostaglandin production (involved in the childbirth process). It may affect the fetus due to its contents like hallucinogens. If consumed more than 7.5g.
It tends to lose its flavor and aroma quickly. Hence it is purchased in small packs. Or kept in packed conditions in an airtight container in a cool and dry place.