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Scientific name of Nutmeg: Myristica fragrans
Name of Nutmeg in different languages:-
Hindi: Jaiphal जैफल/जायफल
Malayalam: Jathi ജാതി
Plant description of Nutmeg
Nutmeg (Miristica fragrans Houtt) is an evergreen tree, grow up to 45 ft. tall. Leaves are dark green, arranged alternately, sized 15 cm long and 7 cm wide, flowers are bell-shaped, pale yellow in colour and fleshy. The fruit are ovoid, seeds contain in a fleshy husk, when ripe the husk will splits and the seed will appear partially. Seeds are purple or brown, shiny sized, 2 to 3 cm long and covering with a red aril, which is the source of mace.
Useful plant parts:
Seed, seeds cover.
To treat vata, kapha disorders, increase digestive power, loose motion.
Anti oxidant, antimicrobial, oleoresins
How to prepare medicines:
Nutmeg is the one of the ingredients in the Ayurveda medicines like:-