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Nutmeg: a rich history of delicious spices

What is nutmeg?

First of all, we know what this nutmeg is? So this nutmeg comes from the seeds of the Myristica Franganus tree. Which is a long-standing species of the Banda Islands that are part of the Moluccus or Spice Islands of Indonesia. The inner kernel of nutmeg seeds is placed on the ground in nutmeg, while the aril (outer lacey cover) emerges from the anus.
Nutmeg has long been valued not only as a flavor of food but also for its medicinal properties. In fact when nutmeg is taken in large quantities, nutmeg is a leucocinogen caused by a psychoactive chemical called myristicin. Which is related to mescaline and amphetamine. People have known about the interesting effects of nutmeg for centuries. The 12th century Ebens Hildegard of Bingen wrote about it.

Nutmeg on Indian Ocean Trade

Nutmeg is known in countries bordering the Indian Ocean. It is used in Indian cooking and traditional Asian medicine. Commercial ships and camel caravans could easily carry nutmeg, as nutmeg, like o…