myristica fragrans


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Related to myristica fragrans: Withania somnifera, Mucuna pruriens
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nutmeg

Common spice considered to be an aphrodisiac in many cultures. Source of myrisiticin, a mild central nervous system stimulant and euphoric. Some people grind down a nut for fresh nutmeg and take it as a way to get high. Be aware large doses are poisonous and can cause miscarriage. As an intoxicant, can lead to hallucinations, delirium and days of nausea and headaches. Used as an anti-parasitic. A small amount of nutmeg, about the size of a pea, can be taken once daily for a year to relieve chronic nervous problems, as well as heart problems stemming from poor circulation.
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Fruits and seeds of Myristica fragrans, seeds of Nigella sativa, fruits and seeds of Piper longum, leaves of Vitex negundo, and rhizomes of Zingiber officinale were collected from local herbal stores in Savar, Dhaka or from the medicinal plant garden at Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Bangladesh.
However, for treatment of bone fracture, 100g bark of Crataeva nurvala was made into a paste along with 10g stems of Ichnocarpus frutescens, 10g roots of Achyranthes aspera, 10g roots of Sida rhombifolia, 3 heads of Anabas testudineusfish (Bengali: koi), 1 dried seed kernel of Myristica fragrans, and one spleen from a chicken.
Five plants essential oils Carum copticum, Anethum sowa, Cuminum cyminum, Myristica fragrans and Zingiber officinale were tested for antibacterial activity against selected MDR S.
Summary: The present study compares the protective properties of aqueous extracts of five medicinal plants, Myristica fragrans, Illicium verum, Curculigo orchioides, Glycyrrhiza glabra and Embelia ribes against lipid peroxidation in mice brain.
Machilin A isolated from Myristica fragrans stimulates osteoblast differentiation.
Notably, the Kaviraj also used the plant in combination with Nigella sativa, Allium cepa, Wedelia chinensis, Phyllanthus emblica, Myristica fragrans, Cinnamomum verum, Syzygium aromaticum, Santalum album, and Elaeocarpus lucidus for treatment of low semen volume and low sperm density.
Crystalline sugar (talmishri) prepared from sap of Borassus flabellifer was added to macerated roots of Bombax ceiba and fruits of Myristica fragrans.
Nutmeg (seed or kernel) Myristica fragrans Myristicaceae
pastinacifolium[5], seeds of Myristica fragrans [12], parsley seed [6] and parsley (Petroselinum crispum) essential oil [7].
Antimicrobial and antioxidant potentials of essential oil and acetone extract of Myristica fragrans Houtt (Aril part).
The rhizomes of Zingiber officinale, bark of Cinnamomum verum, seeds of Piper nigrum, and seed kernels of Myristica fragrans are also commonly used spices in Bangladesh.