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What are the Health Benefits of Nutmeg Mace?


Mace is considered the refined older sibling of the nutmeg. Nutmeg is the seed that is dried, shelled, and sold for consumption either whole or ground while mace is the “aril” of the fruit consisting of a fleshy network which is then dried and sold for consumption. Mace is prominently used in different cuisines throughout the world. It is commonly used in Asian, Indian, Caribbean, and Moroccan cuisines. It is also added to several dishes in the British, French, and Dutch styles of cooking., The tree from which Nutmeg Mace is harvested has the scientific classification “Myristica fragrans” and it is native to the Asian continent and is mainly grown in Indonesia and some Caribbean islands such as Grenada. It thrives in its growth in places with warm humid climates and soils ranging from sandy to red laterite surfaces with ample drainage. Buy nutmeg mace from reputed vendors to get the best use of it.


Mace has a sweet, woody, and warm flavor with a mild pungent kick. It is similar to nutmeg but not quite as sweet. Experts have described the taste as a blend of pepper and cinnamon. It is common in spice blends and baked goods as well as savory dishes such as soups, poultry dishes, stocks, sauces, puddings, muffins, donuts, pickles, curries, rice preparations, etc. It is also commonly used in cosmetic products and alternative medicines due to its numerous health benefits. Interestingly, mace is a key component in pickling various spices. Mace has also been used in traditional and modern medicine to alleviate certain symptoms and diseases. Make sure to buy nutmeg mace of high quality to get the most of its medicinal properties.

1. Keeps your digestive system intact


Mace has been used as a digestive remedy in traditional medicine. It is also a popular home remedy to relieve one’s digestive problems. It successfully alleviates uncomfortable symptoms such as gas, bloating, and issues related to constipation. Mace spice also indirectly contributes to improving digestive problems as they regulate bowel movements. The mace spice is also used to treat nausea, diarrhea, and flatulence. Buy nutmeg mace and add one teaspoon to any item you cook to keep your digestive system healthy.


2.Boosts blood circulation


Another key health benefit of nutmeg mace is that it helps in boosting blood circulation throughout the body. Improved blood circulation as a result of it keeps your skin and hair healthy. Improved blood circulation also helps the body protect itself from foreign diseases and infections. Increased blood circulation also helps keep life-threatening conditions at bay such as preventing diabetes. Improved blood circulation is always an added perk that can be derived by buying nutmeg mace and consuming it in moderation. 


3.Improves dental health


The spice known as mace is an effective tool in preventing dental problems and improves one’s dental health. Consuming mace eradicates bad breath and protects your teeth against problems such as plaque, cavities, gum disease, etc. Mace has been used to treat dental issues since the past and it is a natural remedy in treating toothaches and aching gums. It is used in several commercial dental products such as toothpaste, mouthwashes, etc for its aforementioned benefits. Buy nutmeg mace and mix it onto a beverage or a food item to improve your dental health.

4.Protects your kidneys


A key benefit of the spice known as mace is its ability to protect one’s kidney from diseases and damage. It stops the growth of kidney stones from developing in your body. If you’re someone who suffers from a kidney stone, consuming nutmeg mace will help in effectively dissolving the kidney stone. It is also an excellent natural remedy for treating kidney diseases and any other conditions that threaten the kidney in one’s body. Buy nutmeg mace and consume it in moderation daily to secure and protect your kidney against harmful diseases and chronic conditions.


5.Relieves stress


It is indeed surprising for most people to learn that a nutmeg mace is an efficient tool in relieving stress. It acts as a stress buster by eliminating tension and anxiety while helping you keep your calm and composure. Mace is also very effective in fighting mental fatigue and exhaustion. Consuming mace spice also helps you be more aware and pay more attention to the task at hand. Nutmeg mace contains volatile oils such as myristicin, eugenol, and elemicin which also improves memory and spatial navigation so that you can function at your potential best. Buy nutmeg mace and add 2 tablespoons of it to any dish you cook to relieve yourself of any stress. 


Mace spice has been used in India for several countries and was a key part of traditional medicine. Its digestive, antifungal, aphrodisiac, antidepressant properties ensure to make your life easier and smoother. So make sure to buy nutmeg mace and blend it onto any recipes you find online to maximize the benefit you derive from it.

Now that you know the many wonderful benefits of mace spice, go ahead and read one awesome recipe that uses it!



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