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Latin Name(s): Myristica fragrans

English Name(s): Mace, Nutmeg

Sanskrit / Indian Name (s): Jaiphal, Jatikosha, Jatipatra, Jatipatri (Jaatipatree), Jatiphala, Jatiphalam


Cure for: Jaiphal is an aromatic, carminative, hallucinogenic, stimulant that is considered effective in digestive disorder, de-hydration & skin disorders.

The principal constituent of nutmeg is oil that act as a counter irritant and stimulates blood flow to the area applied. Nutmeg helps improving appetite and digestion as it prevent gas and fermentation in the intestinal tract. It is also good for nausea and vomiting. Jaiphal is also used in folk medicine for the treatment of rheumatism.

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