Mace actually seems and have the maximum characteristic of Nutmeg but still it is differentiated from it because of some properties and some reasons. The Mace is the outer cover of the Nutmeg and have an aroma like nutmeg. The outer cover is extracted by the solvent extraction method to get the mace oleoresins. It is a dark brown color, thick liquid as oleoresins.
Camphene, volatile oil
The mace oleoresins has a distinct aroma and warm fragrance, it brings a special taste and aroma into non vegetarian dishes and widely used in its preparation. The oleoresin of mace is also used to garnish salads, special curries and sausages. Talking about its medicinal benefit, it has a warm effect, which helps in fighting with acute fever, old cough and cold.
|Botonical Name||Myristica Fragran|
|Country of Origin||India,Tamil Nadu|
|Color & Odor||Brownish red free-flowing liquid|
|Solubility||Soluble in alcohol and oils. Insoluble in water.|
|Extraction Method||Solvent extraction|