Apart from cooking, nutmeg is also often processed as pickles or candied fruit. In addition, there are also those who use nutmeg as a massage oil. Behind its versatile role, nutmeg also has a myriad of health benefits.
According to the Verywell Fit report, nutmeg is widely used as a traditional medicine to treat diarrhea, colds, kidney problems, and nausea. This benefit is due to the presence of protein, carbohydrates, essential oils, sodium, calcium, vitamins (A, C, B1), oleanolic acid, and so on.
Nutmeg also has antibacterial, anti-fungal, and anti-inflammatory properties. So that nutmeg can overcome various inflammatory problems both inside the body and outside (skin).
Following Bola.com summarizes a series of health benefits of nutmeg,
Indonesian people are certainly no stranger to nutmeg. Nutmeg is usually used as a spice to add flavor to dishes, especially processed meat.
Nutmeg originates from the Banda Islands, Maluku and has now spread throughout Indonesia. Even this fruit is also popular and exported to the European continent as an ingredient in medicines, cosmetics, to food.