Nutmeg contain many plant-derived chemical compounds known to have antioxidant, disease preventing, and health promoting properties.
The active principles in nutmeg have many therapeutic applications in many traditional medicines as anti-fungal, anti-depressant, aphrodisiac, digestive, and carminative functions.
This spice is a good source of minerals like copper, potassium, calcium, manganese, iron, zinc and magnesium.
Potassium is an important component of cell and body fluids that helps control heart rate and blood pressure.
It is also rich in many vital B-complex vitamins, including vitamin-C, folic acid, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin-A.
Moreover, many flavonoid anti-oxidants like beta-carotene and cryptoxanthin that are essential for optimum health.
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