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Nutmeg (Whole) (pack of 3) (Myristica moschaia)

Nutmeg (Whole) (pack of 3) (Myristica moschaia)

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3 whole nutmeg seeds. 100% Certified USDA Organic & Kosher.

Nutmeg (Myristica moschata), boasts a rich history that stretches back centuries Nutmeg is the inner seed of the mace fruit. Evidence cites its use in Southeast Asia when European explorers were vying for control of the nutmeg trade. Nutmeg's journey from a prized spice to a household staple is a testament to its versatility.

Medicinally, nutmeg has been used in various cultures to treat a range of ailments. In traditional Chinese medicine, it's believed to improve digestion and circulation. European herbalists used it for pain relief and digestive issues. Modern science is still investigating the potential benefits of nutmeg, with some studies suggesting it may have antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. However, it's important to note that nutmeg can be toxic in high doses.

In the culinary world, nutmeg is a beloved spice, adding warmth and depth to countless dishes. From savory applications like gratins and stews to sweet treats like pies and cakes, nutmeg's versatility shines. Its unique flavor profile complements an array of ingredients, making it a favorite among chefs and home cooks alike. Try fresh grated nutmeg on meats, vegetables, and of course milk drinks like eggnog and hot chocolate.

Beyond its practical uses, nutmeg also holds a place in the realm of magic. In some cultures, it's seen as a symbol of prosperity and good luck. It's been incorporated into rituals for attracting wealth, love, and protection. Nutmeg has been historically carried for good luck, worn as jewelry and carried to ward off rheumatism and aches and pains in the elderly. Also used for luck, money, health, and fidelity, many times worn, strung with Star Anise.

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