Mace is actually a spice made out of the waxy red covering which encompasses nutmeg seeds. The taste is comparable to that of nutmeg, along with a hint of pepper and also a more delicate note which may be overwhelmed by heavy-handed cooks. The nutmeg tree is indigenous to exotic Indonesia, The fruits of the nutmeg tree enclose the richly flavored nutmeg seeds; mace can be found between the external fruit and also the internal seed, also it takes the form of bright waxy red bands that encircle the seed.
Mace as well as the nutmeg seeds were thought to have originated in the tropical rain forest of Indonesian Maluku Islands, also known as the spice Islands. Binomially, nutmeg is evergreen tree belonging to Myristicaceae family, and known scientifically as Myristica fragrans. There are several species of nutmeg grown all over the world other than Myristica species, such as M. argentea, M. malabarica (Indian), and M. fatua. They are rather similar to M. fragrans in appearence, however, inferior to in flavor and aroma.
Mace has always been utilized to deal with digestive problems like nausea, diarrhea, stomach spasms and gas. A typical mixture recognized to relieve indigestion, gas as well as nausea is really a tea made from slippery elm bark, mace as well as nutmeg that are coupled with cream as well as boiled, after that drank whenever lukewarm. A well known cure for diarrhea, in accordance with Chinese and Indian medication, is usually to put 3 drops of the essential oil of mace/nutmeg on the sugar cube as well as swallow it as soon as the oil has seeped in. If the capsule is favored, one 200mg capsule could be taken two times each day till the diarrhea subsides.