myristica fragrans


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Related to myristica fragrans: Withania somnifera, Mucuna pruriens
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nutmeg

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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Chemical constituents and activities of the essential oil from Myristica fragrans against cigarette beetle Lasioderma serricorne.
Effects of macelignan isolated from Myristica fragrans (Nutmeg) on expression of matrix metalloproteinase-1 and type I procollagen in UVB-irradiated human skin fibroblasts.
As part of this ongoing process, the objective of this study was to conduct a preliminary phytochemical investigation of the 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.
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.
Nutmeg (Myristica fragrans) is a common and easily accessible means of reaching euphoria in adults.
Seung et al., "Isolation and antifungal activity of lignans from Myristica fragrans against various plant pathogenic fungi," Pest Management Science, vol.
(b) Common name Scientific name Main compounds (class) Legume Millettia thonningii Alpinumisoflavone Lemon balm Melissa officinalis Tannins; carveol (EO); saponins; citronellol (terpene) Lemongrass Cymbopogon citratus Citral (EO) Lemon verbena Aloysia triphylla Mace, nutmeg Myristica fragrans Sabinene (terpene) Oak Quercus rubra Quercetin (flavonoid) Olive oil Olea europaea Oleuropein (phenolics) Onion Allium cepa Orange peel Citrus sinensis Limonene (terpene) Oregon grape Mahonia aquifolium Berberine (alkaloid) Papaya Carica papaya Papain (polypeptide) Peppermint Mentha piperita Menthol (EO) Purple Petalostemum Petalostemumol prairie (flavonol) clover Quinina Cinchona sp.
Nutmeg is the seed of the tree Myristica fragrans, a tree notable for producing more than one spice - the covering of the seed is also harvested for mace.
"Identification of compounds in the essential oil of nutmeg seeds (Myristica fragrans Houtt.).
By using a methanolic extraction of herbs, Mahady et al (2005) found that fennel (Foeniculum vulgare), ginger (Zingiber officinalis), marjoram (Origanum majorana), nutmeg (Myristica fragrans), passionflower (Passiflora incarnata), rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis), turmeric (Curcuma longa) and yarrow (Achillea millefolium) were all effective in inhibiting the growth of H.