Herbal Information On Organic Nutmeg Powder
Part of Plant Used: Seed
Botanical Name: Myristica fragrans seed
Chinese / Pin Yin Name: Rou Dou Kou
Other Ingredients: None
Herb Form: Organic Powder
Package Size: 1 lb. (16 oz)
Brand: Starwest Botanicals, Organics
Caution: Do not use if pregnant or nursing.
Additional Information On Nutmeg
Benefits of Nutmeg Powder]
- Supports Digestion
- Temporary Pain Relief
- Herbal Aphrodisiac
In traditional Chinese medicine nutmeg warms the Middle Jiao, regulates the Qi and is an aromatic stimulant. Nutmeg may temporarily ease pain, promote restful sleep, benefit digestion, supports brain health, protects liver health, promotes oral health, benefits cardiovascular health, supports skin health and promotes a positive mental state. Nutmeg has anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antibacterial, antiseptic, nervine and cardio tonic.
The color of nutmeg should be a brown color on the outside, but the inside is a lighter color.
One benefit which is not discussed on a regular basis, is how nutmeg has the ability to benefit the libido and the sexual energy in both men and women. When used with other herbs it has amazing effects.
Nutmeg Properties: Acrid, Warm, Toxic
Nutmeg Channels / Meridians: Spleen, Stomach, Large Intestine
Nutmeg Naturally Occurring Components: Pinene, Sabinene, Camphene, Myristicin, Eugenol, Safrol, Elemicin, α-Thujene, Carene, Dipentene, Geraniol, Myristin
Herbs That Combine With Nutmeg
About Starwest Botanicals Quality Control
Starwest Botanicals validated quality assurance testing includes:
• Organoleptic testing to ensure proper appearance, color, aroma and flavor.
• Microscopic and Macroscopic inspection for foreign matter.
• HPTLC for identification, to verify purity and authenticity.
• ICP-MS heavy metal analysis.
• Microbiology testing for pathogens such as E. coli and salmonella.
• Chemical analyses for moisture content, volatile oil, ash and acid insoluble ash.
Audits all suppliers yearly to assure they meet our GMP requirements
Samples are retained from all shipments are thoroughly tested and compared to our extensive reference library of dried herbs and botanicals to verify authenticity. All lot samples are kept for five years and can be traced for verification.
Starwest Botanicals utilizes not only their in-house laboratory, but also independent labs and consultants to guarantee their analyses are complete. Testing includes organoleptic analysis for aroma, color, flavor and texture. Physical testing involves moisture, volatile oil content, heavy metals, microbiology, thin layer chromatography, and other tests specific to each herb
Journal of Medicinal Food: Antidepressant-Like Activity of N-Hexane Extract of Nutmeg (Myristica Fragrans) Seeds in Mice
Journal of Food Science: Extraction and Separation of Volatile and Fixed Oils from Seeds of Myristica Fragrans by Supercritical Co₂: Chemical Composition and Cytotoxic Activity on Caco-2 Cancer Cells
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DetailsCurrent Stock: 1SKU: 209875-51Global Trade Item Number: 767963025845Manufacturer Part Number 209875-51Condition: NewAvailability: Ready to ship but Limited QuanityWidth: 7.00 (in)Height: 5.00 (in)Depth: 3.00 (in)