Indigenous to the Spice Islands of Indonesia, nutmeg is a richly aromatic spice. It has been used for centuries as a natural remedy for a variety of ailments including liver disease, abdominal pain and inflammation.
The key minerals found in Nutmeg are potassium, calcium, iron and manganese. Consumption of this spice can help the liver and kidneys expel toxins. It is thought that it naturally stimulates the brain, aiding the elimination of fatigue, stress, anxiety and depression.
Nutmeg is a staple of ancient Chinese medicine and is used as a mild sedative to treat inflammation and abdominal pain. Particularly helpful if you are suffering from digestion related problems such as constipation and bloating. Nutmeg is quite a common ingredient in toothpaste as it can help rid the mouth of bacteria and promote sweet smelling breath.
Fantastic pre and post work out to help sooth aching muscles and before going to bed to help you to drift into a relaxing sleep.
Nutmeg helps to increase the production of serotonin, a neurotransmitter, which plays a key role in inducing sleep. It also contains a compound known as myristicin that inhibits the secretion of enzymes induced by stress, thereby promoting sleep.
We have added nutmeg to our GOLDEN blend to complement the aromatic spices of cinnamon, cardamom, ginger and turmeric.