Nutmeg is mostly known as an ingredient in cooking. Surprisingly, nutmeg is rich of benefits but not all people know this fact. The health benefits of nutmeg are so various. Even this is only a small kind of fruit, but it contains much goodness for human body. Here, those benefits will be explained.
Big Health Benefits of a Small Nutmeg
First benefit of nutmeg is reducing the acid inside inferior cavity. If you got a stomachache caused by maag, get nutmeg as fast as you can to reduce the pain. Nutmeg contains Saponin substance that is known can reduce the acid inside inferior cavity. Second, it can reduce the vomit. Nutmeg also contains antiemetic that is known can heal the vomit. It is really appropriate for the people who are having a long trip. If you are catching a cold, nutmeg might be one of the solutions. This fruit has the same function as ginger that can warm your body up. What you need is just boiling the nutmeg and drink the water. Feel the sensation of the warmth. Health benefits of nutmeg can be easily found depend on how you serve it.
Insomnia is the enemy for almost all people. When somebody is getting tired there are two possibilities that can appear; she/he will easily get sleep or vice versa which is called as insomnia. Surprisingly, insomnia can be healed by consuming nutmeg. Some people consume the boiling water of nutmeg and drink it to get a quality of sleep. Then, you will find yourself getting a nice sleep after that. The other health benefits of nutmeg are to expedite the digestive system. Nutmeg contains lipase enzyme that can help the digestive system. If you consume nutmeg before eating, it will help the digestive system to work properly and produce lipase enzyme which is needed by the mouth.
It is said before that nutmeg contains antiemetic. Another function of antiemetic is as a pain killer. This nutmeg will be very important and helpful for girls who are in the period which feel the pain. This antiemetic can also be a painkiller of rheumatic in people in general. If you are a singer and you get a harsh voice while singing, nutmeg might be the solution. It contains essential oil to freshen the throat, so that it can bring the voice back. There are so many health benefits of nutmeg and what have been mentioned are only several things of them all.
After all of those explanations, now it is clear that nutmeg is beneficial for not only in the matter of cooking but also in a matter of health. How lucky the people of Indonesia as a country where nutmeg can easily grow. In addition, health benefits of nutmeg can be gain depend on the needs. Starting from now, it is better to consume nutmeg rather than medicine to cure and heal some illness and disorder. Besides it is full of benefits, this kind of fruit can be easily found around Indonesia especially Java and it is quite affordable.