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Nutmeg (Myristica fragrans) - Herbal Remedy for Aches

Nutmeg, Myristica fragrans
  • Botanical Name: Myristica fragrans
  • Family Name: Myristicaceae
  • Other Name: Jaiphal

Uses of Nutmeg

  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Upset stomach
  • Liver disorders
  • Headache
  • Eye conditions
  • Rheumatism
  • Inflammations
  • Muscular pains
  • Digestive disorders
  • Nervous related problems
  • Fever
  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis conditions

How to Use in Different Diseases?

  • It is useful in nausea, stomachache, vomiting, diarrhea associated with cholera.
  • It is also useful in diseases of the liver, spleen, headaches, palsy and eye troubles.
  • Nutmeg oil stimulates the heart and circulation, activates the mind and revives people from fainting spells.
  • The oil has good anti-inflammatory action, and is also successful in relieving pain, muscular aches, and rheumatism.
  • It is to treat for fever, asthma and heart disease.
  • It is useful for digestive disorders, kidney disease and lymphatic ailments.
  • Nutmeg oil is used for illnesses related to the nervous.
  • An ointment is effect on piles.
  • The root powder is useful for leucorrhoea. The powder is taken one to two teaspoonful twice day with water.
  • Nutmeg syrup is helpful for cough. Take 10 to 15 ml twice a day.

Parts used

Whole plant


  • Oil - Twice daily
  • Powder - 3 to 6 gm
  • Syrup - 10 to 15ml
  • Ointment - Twice daily


Oil, Powder, Syrup, Ointment


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