PTI Nutmeg Whole is a tropical evergreen tree, and the spice is made of its seed. The spice nutmeg has a distinctive pungent fragrance and a warm slightly sweet taste; it is using to flavor many kinds of baked goods, confections, puddings, potatoes, meats, sausages, sauces, vegetables, and such beverages as eggnog. The fleshy arils surrounding the nutmeg seed are the source of the spice mace. Whole nutmeg is small, about the size of a plum pit, and is usually sell with 6 to 8 seeds per jar. Grate the seeds for just the amount you need, using a Microplane or spice grinder. Unlike ground nutmeg, this variety lasts indefinitely as long as it's storage properly. 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.
What Does It Taste Like?
Nutty and slightly sweet, PTI Nutmeg Whole is an intense spice that has a strong and distinct aroma. For those who are more sensitive to heat, nutmeg might seem almost spicy.
Store ground nutmeg in an air-tight container away from heat, light, and moisture. When store properly, ground nutmeg will retain its freshness for approximately six months. The whole nutmeg will stay fresh indefinitely, but should always be stored away from heat and moisture. If you nutmeg only occasionally, buying the whole nutmeg is the best option because each time it is grate it will provide fresh, fragrant, and flavorful spice.
PTI Nutmeg Whole has many health benefits. It can be use as an aid to digestion and to sleep. Because of nutmeg, it can protect the brain against degenerative diseases.
Nutmeg also provide other health benefits such as:
Dental Health: Nutmeg oil is use in several dental products. The spice has antibacterial properties that have proven particularly effective against oral pathogens that cause disease and bad breath.
Improved Mood: One study found that nutmeg act as a potential antidepressant in male rats, and the spice has been using for its invigorating properties in folk medicine.
Better Sleep: A little nutmeg has been show to aid sleep, both in duration and quality. However, higher quality, human studies are need to validate this effect.