Nutmeg organic 5 pcs.

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  • Buy 2 and more for 12,50 for each
  • Buy 4 and more for 10,00 for each

Nutmeg organic. Nutmeg comes from the Moluccas and is up to 12 meters high. The female trees bear fruit until 15-20 years after they are planted.

Packed in 9 g. Cellophane bags

Country of origin: India

Nutmeg tree  Nutmeg fruits  Muskatnødde frugt indeni


As a whole enjoyed it remains very long, powder it quickly loses its special aroma. The spice can be used in potato dishes, urtesupper, egg dishes, vegetable dishes and cheese dishes, minced meat and minced fish. It is often an essential character spice to béchamel sauce and other white sauce, for example. stowage. Nutmeg and mace can also be used for desserts and pastries such as king cake. The whole nutmeg grated in small quantities at a small fine grater.

Nutmeg can promote digestion, but is easy narcotics in large quantities. It is terpenes as α-pinene, β-pinene, sabinene, limonene, borneol, terpineol, eugenol and isoeugenol, which forms the characteristic, spicy fragrance. Other ingredients are fenylpropanderivater as myristicin, safrole and elemicin. These drugs are hallucinogenic because the degradation products has the same effect in the body as mescaline and amphetamine.

Muskatnødden was in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance one of the world's most coveted luxury goods, and formed the center of the protracted conflicts between Portugal, Spain, Holland and England.

Nutmeg can also be used recreationally. In small amounts it is not unhealthy but in larger quantities it is dangerous. There are examples of people who have died from it.