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Organic Whole Nutmeg

Organic Whole Nutmeg

SKU: 10010802022B
1 Ounce

Our organic whole nutmeg is spicy, warm, and sweet. It adds a wonderful flavor to baked goods and cream sauces and is handpicked by local farmers who practice sustainability. Choose St. Lucia nutmeg for its flavor as well as for its health benefits.


Organic nutmeg from St. Lucia is more aromatic and flavorful than nutmeg grown in other nutmeg-growing areas because of its volcanic soil. It has a characteristic-rich, nutty flavor.


St. Lucia Nutmeg and Mace spice contain many plant-derived chemicals that have been proven to have medicinal properties. They pair well with cloves and cinnamon to enhance the flavor of teas, bread, cakes, pies, and savory dishes.


• The active principles in nutmeg have many therapeutic applications in many traditional medicines as anti-fungal, anti-depressant, aphrodisiac, digestive, and carminative functions.


What is St. Lucia Nutmeg Used For?



When mixed with warm milk, nutmeg can relax the body and help you to fall asleep more easily. This same property is why some people seek nutmeg as an aid to reduce anxiety.


Brain Health

Nutmeg can be taken to stimulate the brain and to ward off stress and lack of energy. Nutmeg ingredient myristicin can also be effective against Alzheimer’s and other memory-related conditions.


Pain & Inflammation

The Chinese commonly included nutmeg in medicine for patients who were suffering from pain or inflammation. Nutmeg is currently used for a variety of pain, from general aches to arthritis. Some practitioners use the essential oil for rubbing on joints or other parts of the body that are experiencing pain.



The antibacterial properties may help relieve inflammation and sores, while it’s also useful if you suffer from bad breath for that same reason. General gum and mouth sores or infections may be relieved with nutmeg, which is certainly more pleasant than garlic cloves! Add a bit to your toothpaste for a fresh taste and daily cleanse. Nutmeg essential oil can also be used on a sore tooth. The medical industry recognizes ingredients such as macelignan as effective against strep throat because it works as an antibacterial agent.



This same active ingredient, methanolic, it may also fight against certain leukemia cells.


Appetite & Digestion

For people suffering from a lack of appetite, nutmeg may help. It can also relieve gastrointestinal distress such as bloating by removing excess gas from the body.


Liver & Kidneys

Some people also believe that nutmeg can help two other organs: the liver and kidneys. It’s believed by some that nutmeg removes toxins that can build up in both areas, which occurs in both organs. Furthermore, nutmeg can help remove stubborn kidney stones, allowing you to pass them naturally.


How to use nutmeg?

Grating the Whole St. Lucia Nutmeg.

You do not need to peel, cut or toast St. Lucia whole nutmeg seeds before preparing them.

Grate the nutmeg with a microplaner, the smallest holes of a standard cheese grater or a specialized nutmeg grinder.


For maximum potency, grate only as much nutmeg as you need to use immediately.



*Please note the listed health benefits of our products are subject to opinion and should not be taken as medical advice. Nutritional benefits may vary from one person to another. You should always consult with a medical professional before incorporating herbal remedies into your diet, particularly if you are taking medication, pregnant or breastfeeding.


*All prices subject to change due to demand and sustainability practices

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