Ground nutmeg: properties, benefits:
Nutmeg boasts numerous beneficial and healing properties. It contains several substances that determine its therapeutic use. It contains minerals important for our well-being such as iron, potassium, copper, zinc, sodium, calcium, phosphorus, manganese, selenium and magnesium.
It is also rich in B vitamins, vitamin C and A, folic acid; flavonoids such as beta carotene, with antioxidant properties. There are important active ingredients such as myristicin and alemicin, which stimulate the central nervous system, with a preventive effect on neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's.
It also has a calming effect in case of anxiety and stress, in rebalancing the psycho-physical state and helps against insonnia, as well as improving concentration in case of mental fatigue.