Our Malabar Nutmeg Mace
Mace is considered the refined older sibling to 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. The tree from which Nutmeg Mace is harvested has the scientific classification Myristica fragrans and is indigenous to the Moluccas Islands of Indonesia.
KERALA ORIGIN: The tree from which Nutmeg Mace is harvested has the scientific classification Myristica fragrans and thrives in places with warm humid climate and soils ranging from sandy to red laterite surfaces with ample drainage, therefore, making it ideal for cultivation in the tropical landscape of Kerala.
100% NATURAL & PESTICIDE FREE: Our Kerala origin mace is sourced from farms that do not engage in the use of chemicals, pesticides, and insecticides. It is then processed and packed in our hygienic processing facility to retain their natural freshness, aroma, and nutrients.
WHOLESOME & PURE: Mace/Javitri is used as a key component of various spice mixtures including curry powder, garam masala, etc. It is also used in baked goods such as donuts, cakes, custards, puddings. The spice can also be used as a part of cheese dishes, sauces, souffle, poultry, and fish recipes.
HEALTHY & NUTRITIOUS FOOD: Mace contains a variety of nutrients such as copper, vitamin B6, calcium, and dietary fibers. Nutmeg mace contains volatile oils such as myristicin, eugenol, and elemicin which improves memory and spatial navigation.
Health Benefits of Nutmeg Mace
AIDS DIGESTIVE HEALTH
Mace is beneficial for relieving digestive problems such as diarrhea, stomach spasms, nausea, and gas.
Mace activates neurotransmitters dopamine and serotonin, which reduces anxiety and have anti-depressant effects in the body.
AIDS BLOOD CIRCULATION
Mace enhances the circulation of blood keeping the skin and hair healthy while also protecting you from illnesses and infections.
Mace is prescribed as a remedy to those who do not consume sufficient food in their daily routine.
Uses of Nutmeg Mace
The aroma of nutmeg mace is mildly nutty and warm while the flavor is predominantly sweet with a hint of strong bitterness towards the end. Mace is typically used in high-fat foods such as sauces, puddings, cheese dishes, and meat products. It is also commonly used in cosmetic products and alternative medicines due to its numerous health benefits.
Mace contains a variety of nutrients such as copper, vitamin B6, calcium and dietary fibers. A tea made from a mixture of nutmeg mace and cream is often prescribed by doctors in improving digestive health and relieves indigestion and stomach ulcers. Nutmeg mace contains volatile oils such as myristicin, eugenol, and elemicin which improves memory and spatial navigation. Nutmeg mace also helps in dealing with consistent pain that accompanies chronic conditions such as cancer, inflammatory diseases and diabetes as the oil derived from the mace is an analgesic and a chronic pain reliever. Buy Javitri from Thottam Farm Fresh today!
It is famously known as “Jathipattiri” in Malayalam, “Javitri” in Hindi, “Fleur de muscade” in French and “Muskatblüte” in German.