Wednesday, 16 November 2016

Nutmeg: Benefits and Dangers

Health benefits of nutmeg
  • Relieves chronic pain
  • Induces sleep
  • Helps digestion
  • Relieves bad breath
  • Detoxifies the kidneys and liver
  • Improves the male libido
  • Fights cancer
  • Helps with diabetes
  • Controls stress and depression

Nutmeg powder (image for illustration only)

Dangers of consuming too much nutmeg
  • Nutmeg contains more than 50 chemical compounds.
  • It contains a chemical called mystricin, that in large quantities can be toxic.
  • 1 nutmeg is made into 2-3 teaspoons of nutmeg powder.
  • Best not to eat more than 2-3 teaspoons of nutmeg powder each time.
  • A small dose of nutmeg will make you relaxed, a moderate dose will give you a buzz, and a high dose will cause hallucinations.
  • Most people end up getting bad side effects. Stomach aches, heart palpitations, nausea, dizziness, and extremely bloodshot eyes and hangover that may last a few days.
  • Too much of nutmegs will damage your liver or kill you.
nutmeg medical oil - will give warmth to your cold body parts and relief of pain (image for illustration only)