Nutmeg

By: Kelsey Woodward

Origin

Nutmeg is the seed of a tree that comes from different islands in Indonesia

Nutmeg Cake

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Common Culinary Uses

Nutmeg as a sweeter flavor and is usually in its fresh, ground or grated form. Although it is usually used in the ground or grated form, it will stay fresh longer if kept whole.

Health Benefits

Relives pain

Soothes indigestion

Boosts skin health

reduces insomnia

increases immune system function

Interesting Facts

Hallucinogenic effect in large quantities

aids with sleep

Mace comes from the same tree

Prescribed to help with blood circulation

Treats kidney infections