Spice Profile: Nutmeg


Nutmeg is a wonderful spice used throughout the year, but especially during the autumn and winter months. It is great for use in pies, cakes, puddings, ciders, and more, giving a sweet taste and aroma.

Nutmeg aids in

(use in small amounts, AFTER consulting a doctor)

  • Flatulence
  • Digestion
  • Vomiting
  • Lowering blood pressure
  • Detoxifying the body
  • Brain stimulation

Note: Consult a doctor if you are being treated for any illnesses before using any type of food for its’ health benefits.

WARNING: Too much nutmeg is NOT a good thing, as it contains a poison that is dangerous if consumed in large amounts. It is considered a psychoactive food.

Nutmeg is nutritious, containing such nutrients as

  • Zinc
  • Iron
  • Vitamins A, C
  • Fiber
  • Potassium

Here are some great recipes that use nutmeg

Shannon

 

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