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Nutmeg seed, scientifically known as Myristica fragrans, is a popular spice obtained from the fruit of the nutmeg tree, native to the Moluccas (Spice Islands) in Indonesia. The nutmeg tree produces a fruit that contains a seed covered with a reddish-brown membrane known as mace, and inside the seed lies the nutmeg spice. Nutmeg has been used in culinary applications for centuries, adding warm and aromatic flavors to sweet and savory dishes. Beyond its culinary use, nutmeg has been employed in traditional medicine for its potential medicinal properties. It is believed to have digestive benefits and has been used to relieve digestive discomfort and improve appetite. Nutmeg also contains compounds like myristicin, which may have mild psychoactive effects when consumed in large amounts, leading to its traditional use as a natural sleep aid and mood enhancer.
Part Number: 753-1kg