Taste: It is spicy and fragrant.
Structure: Mace and nutmeg grow on the single tree. The red leaf which comes out after cutting nutmeg is called mace. Nutmeg is used to prepare oil.
Nature: It is hot in nature.
Precaution: Using excessive quantity of mace originates headache.
Removing bad effect: Sandal removes the bad effects of it.
Compare: It can be compared with nutmeg.
Dosage: It should be used in 3 grams quantity.
Useful in different diseases:
1. Diabetes mellitus:
- Grind 10 grams mace and add 10 grams loaf sugar in it. Taking 1 gram this mixture with water twice a day is useful to cure diabetes mellitus.
- Diabetes is cured by taking 1 gram mace and some sugar candy with milk.
2. Impotency: Make powder by grinding 1.50 grams mace, 10 grams nutmeg, 10 grams big cardamom and 480 milligrams opium together thereafter mix 1-gram honey in it. Taking this mixture for 28 days regularly in the winters ends impotency.
3. Breathe problems or asthma:
- Put mace in betel leaf and give it to the patient for eating, it cures asthma and breathing problems.
- Put 2-3 leaves of mace in tambul and give it to the patient, it provides relief in breathing problems.
4. Toothache: Make a decoction by boiling mace, quercus infectoria and pierorhiza with water. Keep this decoction in the mouth for some time and gargle, it provides relief from pain of the tooth and gums.
5. Loose motions: Taking mace with whey is useful to cure loose motions.
6. Amoebic dysentery: Taking 2 grams mace powder with whey or curd cures amoebic dysentery within 7 days.
7. Rheumatism: Take 2 grams mace and half spoon dry ginger with lukewarm water, it provides relief from pain of rheumatism.
8. Heart problems: Make the powder by grinding mace, cinnamon and pellitory root 10 grams each together. Taking half spoon of this powder with honey regularly is useful to cure the heart problems.
9. Chicken pox: Taking 120 milligrams fine powder of mace with water 3-4 times in a day is useful to bring out checked chicken pox.