Nutmeg tree is very high. There are 80 kinds of nutmeg. Its 30 kinds are found in the India and Maladariv. Mostly, its tree is found in the malaka island of Asia Minor. There are two kinds of nutmeg tree as- male and female. Flowers of female nutmeg grow in the small sprout. Its leaves are width like spear (Bhala). Leaves of male nutmeg are big, which are called miristica mycrofila in English language. It provides smell after crushing. Its tree has flowers but has not pushp-kosh.
Name in different languages:
English : Nutmeg
Hindi : Jayfal
Sanskrit : Jatifal
Bengal : Jatifal
Gujarati : Jayfal
Marathi : Jatifal
Latin : Miristica fragrance.
Precaution: By using excessive quantity of nutmeg intoxication occur. In addition, it also may be the cause of giddiness, sterility, impotency, liver disorders, lungs disorder, headache, sperm deficiency and senselessness. Hot natured person should not take nutmeg.
Dose: 500 milligrams to one gram powder and 1-3 drops oil of nutmeg should be used.
Useful in different diseases:
- Grind nutmeg with juice of basil and take it in one spoon quantity thrice a day, it prevents hiccup.
- Grind nutmeg with rice water (wash rice with water) and give it to the patient, it prevents hiccup and vomiting.
- Grind nutmeg with raw milk and apply it on the head, it will provide relief.
- Grind nutmeg with water and coat it on the forehead, it ends headache.
3. Mouth blisters:
- Gargling with decoction of nutmeg 3-4 times is useful to cure mouth blisters.
- Mix water with nutmeg juice and gargle with it, it checks mouth blisters.
4. Children loose motions: Grind nutmeg with water and take half spoon this mixture 2-3 times in a day, it prevents loose motions of children.
5. Loose motions:
- Grind nutmeg with water and take it as dosage, it prevents loose motions of children caused by cold.
- Mix nutmeg with jaggery and prepare small tablets from it. After that, take 1 tablet after every 2 hours after meals, it eliminates constipation and diarrhoea caused by acidity.
- Grind nutmeg with water and mix well fine powder of aniseed in it. After that, give it to children 2-3 times in day, it prevents diarrhoea (loose motions).
- Taking 1 gram nutmeg powder with half cup water twice a day is useful to ends stomachache and loose motions.
- Make the powder by grinding 1 gram nutmeg, 1 gram saffron, 1 gram cinnamon, 480 milligrams small cardamom, 480 milligrams clove, 5 grams chalk and 9 grams sugar together. Diarrhoea is prevented by licking this powder.
- Taking 240-960 milligrams toasted nutmeg is useful to get relief in loose motions. Keep attention- Taking over quantity of nutmeg may be the cause of giddiness and senselessness.
- Licking fine powder of nutmeg with pure ghee and sugar is useful to prevent diarrhoea.
- Giving ground nutmeg to the baby prevents loose motions caused by dentition.
- Taking about 500 milligrams to 1 gram powder of nutmeg is useful to prevent diarrhoea.
- Grind nutmeg with cow ghee and apply it on the foot sole and eyelid, it will cure insomnia.
- Grind nutmeg with water or ghee and apply it on the eyelid, it cures insomnia.
7. Cold and Catarrh:
- Make a paste by grinding nutmeg with water and rub it on the nose, nostril and chest, it will provide relief as well as mix equal quantity of nutmeg powder and dry ginger powder together. Taking 1/4 spoon this powder twice a day cures cold and catarrh.
- Mix one pinch powder of nutmeg with milk and give it to the patient, it cures cold. Taking it in the winter season is very useful.
8. Acnes: Grind nutmeg with raw milk and apply it on the face twice a day, it cures acnes, black flecks and also improves colour of the face.
9. Gas and constipation: Grind nutmeg with lemon juice and take two spoons this mixture twice a day after meals, it eliminates constipation and eliminates gas.
10. Offensive smell and vapid ness of the mouth:
- Sucking small pieces of nutmeg 2-3 times in a day is useful to end offensive smell and vapid ness of the mouth.
- Chewing 240-360 milligrams nutmeg pieces removes offensive smell of the mouth. It may be the cause of giddiness and senselessness.
11. Toothache: Apply nutmeg oil on the teeth root by cotton piece and press this cotton in the hollowness of the teeth, it will provide relief from tooth pain.
12. Waist pain:
- Taking nutmeg piece with betel leaf is useful. Grind nutmeg with water and heat it. Rubbing this hot preparation on the waist thrice a day provides relief from the waist pain.
- Applying ground nutmeg on the waist at bed time is useful to end waist pain.
- Grind nutmeg with water on the stone piece and mix 200 ml sesame oil in this preparation then heat it. Rubbing it (after cooling) on the waist provides relief from waist pain.
13. Milk digesting problem of children: If children is drunk packed milk instead of mother milk and that milk is not digesting, boil one nutmeg with milk and cool it. Feeding this milk to the baby digests milk easily and also cleans stool.
14. Anorexia: Taking 1 grams nutmeg powder with honey twice a day increases appetite. .
15. Joints pain: Mix 1 part nutmeg oil with 4 parts mustard oil and rub it on the affected part 2-3 times, it provides relief in joints pain, sprain and swelling.
16. Impotency and early ejaculation:
- Take 1/4 spoon powder of nutmeg with honey twice a day as well as mix its oil with mustard oil and apply it on the penis, it cures impotency and early ejaculation.
- Taking half gram powder of nutmeg with water twice a day is useful to end impotency within 6 weeks and increase sperm count.
17. Weakness: Make the powder by grinding 10 grams nutmeg, 10 grams mace and 50 grams winter cherry together. Taking 1 spoon this powder with milk twice a day regularly ends weakness.
18. Wound: Applying paste of nutmeg oil on the affected part is useful to get relief in the wound.
19. Teeth worms: Putting nutmeg oil under the teeth ends worms of the teeth and also provides relief from pain.
20. Conjunctivitis: Mix ground nutmeg with milk and apply it on the eyes twice a day, it cures conjunctivitis.
- Asthma is cured by taking about 1 gram nutmeg powder with one gram water twice a day.
- Mix 1 gram nutmeg powder, 1 gram clove powder, 3 grams honey and 120 milligrams vang ash together. Taking it is useful to get relief in breathing problems.
22. Cough: Make the fine powder by grinding equal quantity of nutmeg, orrisa root, black peppers and long pepper together and take 3 grams this powder with honey twice a day. It is useful to cure cough.
23. Flatulence: Make the fine powder by grinding nutmeg powder, cumin seeds and dry ginger powder together. After that, take this powder with water before meals. It is useful to end flatulence.
24. Contraceptive: Make the powder by grinding 50 grams nutmeg and 50 grams sugar candy together. After that, take 6 grams this powder after menstrual excretion. It helps in contraceptive. Rice and milk should be taken in the food.
25. Vomiting: Grind nutmeg with water and give it to the patient, it prevents vomiting.
26. Stomach gas:
- Make the powder by grinding nutmeg and dry ginger together. Taking this powder in less quantity after meals regularly provides relief in stomach gas.
- Grind nutmeg with lemon juice and lick it, it provides relief.
- Grind nutmeg, dry ginger and mace together. Tie it with cloth and smell it, it provides relief in catarrh.
- Grind nutmeg with water and mix honey in it. Giving it to children to lick twice a day cures relapsing catarrh.
- Grind nutmeg and dry ginger with cow ghee. Giving it to children for licking cures loose motions caused by catarrh.
28. Bascillary dysentery: Taking 240-969 milligrams nutmeg twice a day provides relief in bascillary dysentery. Nutmeg should be taken according to age.
29. Tumour and swelling of the ears: Grind nutmeg with water and apply it on the affected part, it reduces swelling of the ears.
30. Sprue (Dysentery): Make fine powder by grinding equal quantity of nutmeg, lead-wort, white sandal, barbering, cardamom, bhamseni, camphor, bamboo manna, white cumin seed, dry ginger, black peppers, long pepper, bagar and lambag together afterwards mix 500 grams ground sugar candy in it. Taking one pinch this mixture with whey provides relief in sprue.
- Toast 10 grams nutmeg with ghee until makes dry. Make the powder by grinding these nutmegs and filter it. Mix 2 cups wheat-flour in it and toast it again with ghee afterwards mix sugar in it. Taking 1 spoon this preparation empty stomach in the morning regularly cures piles.
- Make the powder by grinding 25 grams kernel of nutmeg with 25 grams aniseed and filter it afterwards mix 50 grams loaf sugar in it. Taking 3 grams this mixture with water twice a day regularly provides relief in blood piles.
32. Hurt: Rubbing dark oil of nutmeg on the affected part provides relief from pain of hurt and sprain.
33. Paralysis: Boil nutmeg, mustard, barbering, sweet flag, costus root, runia cardfolia, long zedoary, parsley, orrisa root, sandal, indian mustard (Rai), nut grass, pier chaba and chiretta 10 grams each with two liters sesame oil. Rubbing this oil on the affected part is useful to cure paralysis, rheumatism and other diseases of vatta.
34. Amoebic dysentery: Mix equal quantity of nutmeg, date-plum and opium with juice of nagarbel betel then prepare tablets from it. Taking 1 tablet with whey for 7 day regularly cures amoebic dysentery.
35. Indigestion: Taking nutmeg powder with honey cures anorexia and heart weakness.
36. Pain during delivery: Applying ground nutmeg on the waist provides relief from waist pain during delivery.
37. Over thirst: Putting nutmeg piece in the mouth provides relief in over thirst caused by any diseases.
38. Urticaria: Mix nutmeg oil with olive oil and rub it on the affected part, it is useful to get relief in urticaria.
39. Vatta disorders: Taking nutmeg, amber and cloves together is useful to cure vatta disorders.
40. Sperm disorders:
- Make the powder by grinding nutmeg, mace, quercus infectoria, mastangi, pyllitory root, mochrus, medical purposes, caraway and small cardamom seeds 10 grams each together then filter it. Mix water of acacia arabica gum in it powder and prepare tablets from it afterwards dry it in shadow. Taking 1 tablet with water or milk twice a day cures sperm disorders.
- Make the powder by grinding 1 gram nutmeg, 2 grams mastangi, 2 grams clove and 2 grams small cardamom together then mix honey in it. Prepare tablets (equal of gram) from above mixture and dry it in shadow. Taking one tablet with hot milk before two hours of sex ends sperm deficiency.
- Taking 240-960 milligrams toasted nutmeg eliminates gas and cures stomachache. Keep attention that over quantity of nutmeg should not be taken because it may be the cause of giddiness and senselessness.
- Make fine powder by grinding nutmeg, turmeric and 120 milligrams camphor together. Taking half spoon this powder with water ends stomachache.
- Make the powder by grinding 30 milligrams crushed nutmeg with mace and take it, it provides relief from the stomach pain.
- Taking ¼ spoon powder of nutmeg with lukewarm water cures stomachache.
42. Cracked vagina: Make a decoction by boiling fine powder of nutmeg with water and filter it. Immerse a cotton piece in this decoction and put it in the vagina, it provides relief in cracked vagina.
43. Rheumatism: Rubbing nutmeg oil on the affected part provides relief from pain of rheumatism.
44. Face freckle:
45. Diabetes mellitus: Taking equal quantity of nutmeg and chlorophytum arundinaceum baker together is useful to end diabetes mellitus.
- Make a decoction by boiling nutmeg tablets and cloves with water. Taking this decoction provides relief from pain caused by rheumatism.
- Mix ground nutmeg and 10 black peppers with raw milk. Apply it on the face and wash after two hours; it cures acnes within some times.
- Make fine powder by grinding nutmeg and filter it from cloth. Make a paste by mixing this powder with cow milk and apply it on the face minimum four times in a day, it cures face marks.
- Mix ground nutmeg or lentil pulse with milk and apply it on the face, it improves face colour.
- Make a paste by mixing ground nutmeg with milk and apply it on the face, it cures flecks and improves the skin color.
- Grind nutmeg with water and apply it on the face, it cures shadow of the face.
- Mix 10 grams nutmeg powder with jaggery and prepare tablets of 3 grams from it. Taking 1 tablet with lukewarm water after each half hour is useful to prevent loose motion caused by cholera.
- Mix powder of 1 nutmeg with 100 grams oil and boil it on the light fire. Put down this preparation after well boiling and cool it. Rubbing this oil on the hand and foot provides relief from pain of cholera.
- Make a decoction by boiling nutmeg, cyperus and black peppers with water. Taking this decoction at proper intervals provides relief in cholera.
- Sucking nutmeg pieces like betel nut every time quenches thirst caused by cholera.
- Nutmeg oil should be applied on the affected part, it provides relief in achrodynia.
- Grind nutmeg with copper and mix mustard oil in it. Applying it on the affected part is useful to cure achrodynia.
48. Blackness of the face: Mix ground nutmeg with water or milk and apply it on the face, it ends blackness and also improves colour of the face.
49. Epilepsy: Putting on garland of 21 nutmegs is useful to cure epilepsy.
50. Children fever: Applying ground nutmeg on the forehead, chest and nose cures fever.
51. Cracked heels: Applying ground nutmeg on the heels is useful to cure cracked heels.
52. Burn: Mix ground nutmeg with raw milk and apply it on the affected part, it reduces inflammation. Consequently, the marks of burn do not occur.
53. Navel pain: Applying ground nutmeg on the navel provides relief from navel pain.
54. Beautiful body: Grind nutmeg with sandal powder and mix milk in it. Apply it on the face at night and wash in the morning; it ends marks and black flex of the face.
55. Inflammation of the navel: Grind nutmeg with water and apply it on the affected part, it cures swelling of navel.
56. Throat swelling: Mix ground nutmeg with one glass of water and gargle with it, it provides relief in the throat swelling.
57. Neck pain: Ground nutmeg should be applied on the neck; it provides relief from neck pain.
58. Body strength:
- Mix about 240 milligrams ground nutmeg and 120 milligrams bang ash with honey. Taking it twice a day makes the body strong.
- Mix powder of nutmeg, sugar candy and long pepper with nag ash. Taking it makes the body strong.