Nutmeg is a historic spice with a long remembered of association with health benefits.  This includes 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.


Nutmeg grows on an evergreen tree with the scientific classification Myristica fragrans.



Native to islands near Indonesia, it is now a widely used spice. These trees bear the seed which we call nutmeg.  The reddish shell of this seed makes the spice mace.


This unique for a single tree to be the source of two distinct species. The tree is important because of the essential oils that can be derived from the tree and leaves.  There is also nutmeg butter which is also a popular for its health benefits. The essential oils from nutmeg extract are highly beneficial to health, and are frequently used in alternative and herbal medicine.


Nutritional and Nutmeg


While nutmeg is only used sparingly in dishes, it can still impact your health in many ways, because it contains many vitamins, minerals, and organic compounds related to its essential oils. These benefactors include dietary fiber, manganese, thiamin, vitamin B6, folate, magnesium, copper, and macelignan. The many health benefits of nutmeg are explained in greater detail in that which will follow.


Nutmeg’s Health Benefits


  1. Pain Relief

pain relief

Nutmeg has a compound which is similar to menthol.  As you might expect that has natural pain-relieving characteristics. Therefore, when you add nutmeg as a spice in your cooking, you can reduce associated pain from wounds, injuries, strains, and chronic inflammation from conditions like arthritis.

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