Nutmeg is toxic in large doses.

Nutmeg is an antibiotic, anti-inflammatory & expectorant. 
It relieves painful muscles & rheumatism, helps in reducing stress, anxiety & treats insomnia,strengthens liver

Nutmeg can be used to treat nausea, vomiting & indigestion.
It aids in relieving pain, abdominal swelling & diarrhea.
Small doses of nutmeg can be used for disorders related to the nervous & digestive system.
Nutmeg is a natural painkiller,can treat tumors,peptic ulcers,strengthens immune system,improves circulation.
Nutmeg improves heart function,helps with liver problems & in case of urinary incontinence.

Nutmeg & its essential oil have been used for treating fever, respiratory problems, headaches, digestive disordersbad breath, convulsions, inflammation & sleep disorders,gallstones.
Nutmeg oil aids in relieving pain, abdominal swelling, indigestion & diarrhea.
Inhaling the aromatic essential oil, which is slightly hallucinogenic, soothes the nerves  & stimulates the brain.
The oil aids in relieving toothache & gum problems.


The excessive use of nutmeg is not recommended in people with psychiatric conditions.
Though in small doses nutmeg does not produce any major issues when taken in larger amounts, it can lead to psychoactive effects.

Even a teaspoon of nutmeg can produce toxic symptoms such as burning in the stomach, nausea, vomiting, restlessness & giddiness with hallucinations so caution should always be exercised when utilizing this spice.

Other signs of nutmeg poisoning are convulsions, lack of concentration, palpitations, headaches, dizziness, memory disturbances, visual distortions, body pain.
The excessive dosage of nutmeg can also lead you to dehydration & allergies.
Nutmeg can also give you allergies & skin reactions.

Nutmeg must be avoided during pregnancy due to its abortifacient property.
While lactating, it can be taken in very small doses.


Mix nutmeg with milk or sprinkle on desserts to improve digestion & to help with nausea.
Drink a glass of warm milk with a pinch of nutmeg powder before going to bed to fight insomnia.
Put some drops of the nutmeg essential oil on cotton & dab on the affected areas to get rid of oral problems.


Rub a nutmeg against a smooth stone slab with a little water and make a paste.
Apply on the affected parts.

Varicose Veins:

When veins are swollen & painful
Grind one nutmeg.

Every morning pour 1 cup of boiling water over 1 small teaspoon of nutmeg powder,let it cool,add 1 tablespoon of honey.
Drink this 1 cup ,divided, half before breakfast & another half 2 hours after breakfast.
As a precaution,do this for 2-3 days,no longer.

Tincture for Varicose Veins:

100 g whole nutmeg,grate freshly yourself,mix it with 0,5 l vodka.
Soak it in dark place,covered, for 10 days.Shake the bottle every day.
Take 25 drops half a hour before meals 3x a day.
When you are finished with this bottle,have a break for a 10 days & so on until feeling better.
You can also rub this tincture over the painful veins.
This tincture will also help in case of rheumatoid arthritis.

Compress for Headache:

Mix 3 tbsp of milk with 2 tsp of ground nutmeg.
Spread the paste over the wet cloth ,fold it & cover your forehead..


Grind equal quantities of nutmeg, black pepper & sandalwood & apply frequently.

Drink for kidney problems, indigestion, vomiting & nausea:

Make a paste of a pinch of nutmeg powder & cold water.
Mix it in a glass of water that has been boiled & cooled down.


Mix 1/2 cup of natural yogurt with 1/3 tsp ground nutmeg & ginger mixed with a bit of boiled water.
Drink in case of diarrhea,it wont cause reversed effect, like having a constipation ,after.
Mix 1 mashed banana with 1/3 tsp of nutmeg & eat it all.
Add a pinch of nutmeg powder & ¼ tsp ginger paste to 1 cup of hot milk & drink.


Nutmeg oil can be used for hair care. It helps in quick hair growth & adds a lustrous shine.
Nutmeg works effectively to tone your hair. It also increases blood circulation in the scalp & helps hair growth.
Keeping the hair shiny & silky, it adds volume to the hair.

Use it as a scrub by adding nutmeg powder & orange lentil powder. It can help you remove blackheads.
Use a paste of nutmeg powder plus milk on your skin to decrease redness or dullness.

Nutmeg Mask:

Grate a whole nutmegs & dissolve in water to form a paste.
Cinnamon can be added to the paste, but it is optional.
Apply the paste & keep it for an hour.
Then rinse it off with cold water.
Use this for at least 2 - 3 weeks continuously.
This will help in making your skin smooth & supple. It can also treat acne & blemishes on your skin.

Red & Puffy Face Mask:

Prepare a medium consistency paste with nutmeg along with baking soda.
Apply on the face for 10-15 min daily.
Wash off with cool water.
Within 2 -3 days, you will see that the redness & puffiness on your face is gone.

Acne Mask:

When nutmeg is combined with honey & cinnamon, it makes a powerful antimicrobial & antiseptic paste.
Mix each of the ingredients mentioned above in equal proportion & apply the mixture every morning. Keep it for around 10-15 minutes & then rinse with cold water.
It helps in alleviating acne & reducing scars.


Burned to aid meditation, stimulate or increase the psychic powers & to attract prosperity.
Carry a magic witch pouch full of nutmeg with you for good luck, string with star anise & Tonka beans for a potent necklace.
Include nutmeg in money & prosperity spells.
Considered lucky for people that like to play games of chance – dice, lottery, bingo, cards etc.
Drill a hole in a nutmeg & fill the hole with liquid mercury then seal it with wax to bring in the winnings.

Nutmeg will increase fertility & potency in men.
Nutmeg can be carried as a talisman to keep away all sorts of diseases like rheumatism, cold sores, neuralgia, boils & sties & accidents like burns & broken bones.
Put on a string for a baby to aid in teething.

To ensure fidelity, cut a nutmeg into four equal pieces, bury one part in the earth, throw one off a cliff into the air, burn one part & boil the last in water.
Drink a sip of the water & take this last piece of nutmeg with you everywhere, even when you sleep.
Carry with you to strengthen clairvoyant powers.

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