We are wholesale suppliers and exporters of :-
, Nutmeg fruit
A large evergreen dioecious tree, reaching 30 m height and about 2 m girth.
Bark smooth, surface blackish green, with small exfoliation; outer bark 1-2
mm thick, dead; inner bark 1-1.3 cm thick, fibrous, striate, deep red,
exuding reddish watery juice when cut freshly. Wood yellowish brown,
moderately hard. Branchlets robust, hairless, the terminal bud velvety.
Leaves alternate, simple elliptic to oblong-lanceolate, 10-25 x 5-10 cm,
base rounded, apex acute, margin entire, harless, leathery, shining above,
bluish grey beneath; lateral nerves 16-18 pairs, prominent. Flowers
unisexual, male and female flowers seen in separate trees. Male flowers 5-6
long, white stalkless or shortly stalked, 10-20 together arising on short
woody structures, hairy brown tomentsone, thin fleshy. female flowers
usually solitary rarely 3-4 together more or less stalkless, slightly bigger
than male flowers, white Drupes 1-3 together, broadly ovoid to ellipsoid,
4-8 x 3-6 cm, powdery-pubescent with fleshy outer rind. Seeds ovoid, 2-4
x1.5-3 cm, smooth, covered with fleshy dissected orange-red to creamy white
Triglycerides, palmtic, stearic oleic and linoleic, glyceride trisaturated,
trace, di-saturated mono-unsaturated, mono-saturated di-unsaturated and
Nutmeg is used as flavoring agent especially analgesic and tonic
preparations. Soaps, lotions, detergents, cosmetics, perfumes. Mace
oleoresin used in colognes, perfumes, Both oils and oleoresin are used in
most major food categories.
Aril with dried ginger
is rubbed in cold water and given to check
diarrhoea. Aril is also used in treating cough, bronchitis, fever, burning
sensation, inflammation of joints, skin disorders, wounds, sleeplessness,
indigestion, liver disorders and worms.