Jaiphal or Nutmeg is commonly used in our kitchens. This herb adds aroma to our delicacies and makes them flavorsome. This not just adds to the flavor and richness to our delicacies but also ensures proper digestion. Also, it is commonly used in the teas. Apart from its use as a spice, cosmetic and medicinal values are also attributed to it.
Uses of Jaiphal in Different Health Problems
It is effective in fever, running nose, cough and shivering due to cold. Less than a quarter teaspoon can be given with warm water and the person should be advised to stay covered and not get exposed to cold. An immediate relief can be achieved.
A pinch of its powder is mixed with water or honey and is given to eliminate intestinal worms.
Application of the paste of powdered jaiphal and water can be applied to the desired sites for effective results.
Heating jaiphal with olive oil and application of this oil to the affected joints, reduces the pain. It is mostly beneficial in a rheumatic type of pain.
In case of foul smell from mouth, a combination of jaiphal, javitri, elaichi, mishri and saunf can be taken.
So now, not just add the aroma of Jaiphal but also its medicinal benefits to your diet.