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Nutmeg (Jayphal 100gm)

Rs 165.00


Nutmeg(Jaiphal) is a nut like spice that grows in the tropical evergreen rainforest of South India, especially in Kerala and in Tamil Nadu. Nutmeg has medicinal value and is rich in Vitamin B-complex, Vitamin C , Folic acids etc. Jaiphal reduces sleep disorders and helps in cleansing the skin. Sprinkle nutmeg powder over desserts, custards or any dish as it improves digestion. Its known to increase appetite and prevents diarrhoea.

Nutmeg is rich in fibre and contains essential essential compounds that aids in stomach aches, acidity and constipation. Buy this nutty like spice in whole seeds form and powder them at home. It is recommended so that you get the freshness of spices! The inner portion of this fruit is the red coloured Mace, which is also used in many a recipe.
Nt wt: 100gms

 

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Nutmeg (Jayphal in Hindi) is a spice that grows in the tropical evergreen rainforest of South India, especially in Kerala and in Tamil Nadu. The hot and humid climate of Kerala is ideal for Nutmeg cultivation.  World wide, it grows in Indonesia’s Moluccas Island, which is also know as the Spice Island. The tree is called “Jayphal” in Hindi & Jathi”  in Malayalam and the fruit is called Jathikkain Kerala. The fleshy fruit is yellow in colour and as it matures, it bursts open exposing the bright red mace that covers the hard black seed.

Usage: Nutmeg is the seed and the inner cover that is dried is the Mace, another popular spice. It has more intense flavour and is used for flavouring bakery products such as cookies and cakes. The ground form is used in food processing industry. Nutmeg oleoresin is used in preparation of soups, sauces, confectionaries and baked foods. Nutmeg powder is also used n seasoning of meat and vegetables.

Health benefits of Nutmeg:

  • Nutmeg has medicinal values. With its aphrodisiac, stimulant, carminative and astringent properties;
  • The Nutmeg oil trimyristin gives it the sweet aromatic flavour.
  • Nutmeg and Mace spice contains many chemical compounds that are known to have anti-oxidant, disease preventing and health promoting properties.
  • The tradition medicinal use with Nutmeg helps in anti-fungal, anti-depressant, digestive and carminative functions.
  • The spice is also a good source of minerals rich with copper, potassium, calcium, manganese, iron, zinc and magnesium.
  • Its also rich in vital B-complex vitamins, including Vitamin C, Folic acids, Riboflavin, Niacin, Vitamin A and many flavonoid anti-oxidants like beta-carotene that are essential for optimum health.

At Home of Spices, we grow and source the best quality graded spices. All our spices and herbs are packed in Eco-friendly bags only.

Net wt: 100gms; Also available in 200gms, 500gms & 1Kg bags.

MRP: Rs.165/-

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Weight 100 g
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