Nutmeg as a Health Supplement pt. 1

Nutmeg as a Health Supplement pt. 1

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Nutmeg as a Health Supplement pt. 1

October 1, 2015
Bill Haberman
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Nutmeg

 

Nutmeg is a historic spice with a long remembered of association with health benefits.  This includes relieve pain, soothe indigestion, strengthen cognitive function, detoxify the body, boost skin health, alleviate oral conditions, reduce insomnia, increase immune system function, and prevent leukemia, and improve blood circulation.

 

Nutmeg grows on an evergreen tree with the scientific classification Myristica fragrans.

nutmeg

 

Native to islands near Indonesia, it is now a widely used spice. These trees bear the seed which we call nutmeg.  The reddish shell of this seed makes the spice mace.

 

This unique for a single tree to be the source of two distinct species. The tree is important because of the essential oils that can be derived from the tree and leaves.  There is also nutmeg butter which is also a popular for its health benefits. The essential oils from nutmeg extract are highly beneficial to health, and are frequently used in alternative and herbal medicine.

 

Nutritional and Nutmeg

 

While nutmeg is only used sparingly in dishes, it can still impact your health in many ways, because it contains many vitamins, minerals, and organic compounds related to its essential oils. These benefactors include dietary fiber, manganese, thiamin, vitamin B6, folate, magnesium, copper, and macelignan. The many health benefits of nutmeg are explained in greater detail in that which will follow.

 

Nutmeg’s Health Benefits

 

  1. Pain Relief

pain relief

Nutmeg has a compound which is similar to menthol.  As you might expect that has natural pain-relieving characteristics. Therefore, when you add nutmeg as a spice in your cooking, you can reduce associated pain from wounds, injuries, strains, and chronic inflammation from conditions like arthritis.

About The Author

Dr. Bill in San Antonio, TX, holds six degrees in religious studies including a Ph.D. and a Th.D. He holds several other certificates and certifications. He has been what some call a professional student. Raised mostly in rural south and south-central Texas, he is equally at ease on the ranch, in the woods, in meditation, or metaphysical pursuits. He was the author of two books now out of print and several that he has not pushed for publication. He has written numerous articles in pier review journals during his time in traditional ministry. He was invited to be on the translation committee for a modern Bible translation but declined, for philosophic differences over translation presuppositions. His studies in comparative religions led him into an in depth study of metaphysics. He has a knack for noticing overlapping principles in different systems. It occurred to him that when things keep showing up in many religions that these maybe the secret truth past down from our ancient past that are applicable to us today. As in folk lore Odin hung from the tree upside down and after nine days, came to know the secret runes. Today Dr. Bill strives to look at repeating truths in a different way. He is willing as needed to take the time to see the secrets that are ready to be opened from different directional considerations. Dr. Bill was a traditional minister for 25 years, filling pulpits two times a week and teaching many classes. Now he has centered his work on the metaphysical of spirituality. Dr. Bill looks at the metaphysical and spiritual from a new eclectic perspective. This rare insight has been a boon to him and as he works to help you can be a boon to you amazon.com/author/billhaberman
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