The Benefits of Nutmeg Salt

Nutmeg is native to the Banda Islands in Indonesia and was discovered by the Portuguese in 1512. The importance of nutmeg has been bred by the Dutch. According to ethnographic medical literature, nutmeg was used by the Indians to cure intestinal disorders, the Egyptians for mummification, and to cure the plague of the Italians. The effects of nutmeg on the central nervous system were first observed in the early 19th century. Nutmeg also has antiseptic, analgesic and anti-colic properties.




Nutmeg is derived from the seeds of the Myristica plant. Indonesia produces most of the world's nutmeg. Spices flavor many dishes, savory and sweet, in cuisines around the world. In addition to being delicious, nutmeg has many health benefits as nutmeg is a rich source of antioxidants, which help protect against signs of aging and serious diseases such as cancer, heart disease and liver disease. Nutmeg also provide other health benefits such as:

Improves Mood

A study found that nutmeg acts as a potential antidepressant for male and the spice has been used to boost vitality in folk medicine. .

Sleep Better

A little nutmeg has been shown to promote sleep, both in terms of duration and quality. 

Oral health

Nutmeg is used in some dental products. This spice has antibacterial properties that have been shown to be particularly effective against oral pathogens that cause illness and bad breath.


Nutmeg is high in fiber, which helps keep the digestive system healthy and keeps blood sugar levels from skyrocketing. It is also a source of: Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Manganese, Magnesium, Copper, Zinc, Iron

Nutmeg is safe in small amounts. Because as little as 2 teaspoons or 5 grams can cause some symptoms of poisoning. Oftenly occur from people attempting to use the spice as a recreational hallucinogen or young children unknowingly taking it.

Thus we have made our salt with a perfect blend of Nutmeg to avoid any poisoning and an easy way to access this incredible spice that has become one of the reasons behind the Portuguese colonized era in Indonesia. To add to that, we have mixed it with TOYA SALT natural sea salt then smoked in a fresh young bamboo which of course has much more benefits and can be corporate instantly on your diet : meals or even beverages.

We are making a short list how can you put TOYA SALT Nutmeg Salt in your meal:

  • Add it to coffee, hot chocolate, tea or hot milk
  • Use it to season your saute vegetables like cabbage flowers or green beans
  • Sprinkle it over oatmeal
  • Sprinkle with fruit especially for kids 
  • Put a pinch of nutmeg salt into your apple pie 
  • Add to seasonal drinks such as eggs, cider, and mulled wine
  • Use it in fall dishes, such as those containing pumpkin or other winter squash
  • Seasoned your meat with it as Indonesian would 
  • Beef soup or stock taste amazing with a little kick 



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