Nutmeg oleoresins are a known for its medical benefits since ancient days. The oleoresin of nutmeg is extracted from the nutmeg seeds, which are completely dry and crushed before processing of solvent extraction process. In spices, the nutmeg brings a sensual warm taste and scatter a distinct sweet woody aroma. It is highly recommended in Ayurvedic medicine making and food industries as spices.
The Nutmeg is known for as the remedy for treatment in pains like muscle pain, joint pain, and menstrual pain. It is also given to newborn babies mixed with massage oil to give warmth and relief from pain. Again in the non vegetarian dishes, nutmeg oleoresin is used to add aroma and special effect in its preparation. Alcohols and many of the other aerated drinks may contain its small quantity.
|Botonical Name||Myristica Fragrans|
|Country of Origin||N/A|
|Color & Odor||A yellowish red to light brown viscous liquid with pungent smell|
|Solubility||Soluble in water|
|Specific Gravity||0.880 - 0.9100 @ 20 C|
|Optical Rotation||(+80Â°)-(+ 30Â°) @ 25 C|
|Refractive Index||1.4720 - 1.4860 @ 20 C|
|Extraction Method||Solvent extraction|