PTI Nutmeg Powder is a spice that comes from the seed of the evergreen nutmeg tree. It has a pungent fragrance and a slightly sweet taste which is why it is widely use in cuisines around the world.
Nutmeg more commonly as jaiphal has its origin in Southeast Asia. It adds a rich sweet distinctive, and aromatic flavor to items like biryani, curry, kebab, salad, soup, and vegetables. It detoxifies the body, helps in digestion, boosts immunity, and improves brain health. Nutmeg is use to season dishes and is available to buy as a ground spice or in its whole form. It can be see in baked goods, entrees, and desserts. It's also sometimes use in beverages, like cider. The nutmegs are roughly egg-shaped, about 20.5–30 mm (0.81–1.18 in) long and 15–18 mm (0.59–0.71 in) wide, weighing 5–10 g (0.18–0.35 oz) dried.
PTI Nutmeg Powder has a warm, slightly nutty flavor and is often using in desserts and curries, as well as drinks like mulled wine and chai tea. Although it’s more commonly use for its flavor than its health benefits. Nutmeg contains an impressive array of powerful compounds that may help prevent disease and promote your overall health.
Nutmeg is rich in antioxidants, including essential oils, and plant pigments, all of which help prevent cellular damage and may protect against chronic diseases. Some animal research suggests that high doses of nutmeg may enhance libido and sexual performance. Nevertheless, human research in this area is lacking. Test-tube studies show that nutmeg has antibacterial effects against potentially harmful bacteria. According to animal research, nutmeg may help boost mood, enhance blood sugar control, and reduce risk factors for heart disease. Studies in humans are needed to further investigate these potential health benefits.
Nutmeg has a calming effect when consumed in smaller doses. Various ancient medicinal practices credit it for its sleep-inducing and de-stressing effects. According to Ayurveda, you should add a pinch of nutmeg to a glass of warm milk and have it before sleeping. You can also add in some almonds and a pinch of cardamom for added benefits.