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  Nutmeg - LoveToKnow 1911
Nutmeg and mace are almost exclusively obtained from the Banda Islands, although the cultivation has been attempted with varying success in Singapore, Penang, Bengal, Reunion, Brazil, French Guiana and the West Indies.
To prepare the nutmegs for use, the seed enclosing the kernel is dried at a gentle heat in a drying-house over a smouldering fire for about two months, the seeds being turned every second or third day.
The Jamaica or calabash nutmeg is derived from Monodora Myristica, the Brazilian from Cryptocarya moschata, the Peruvian from Laurelia sempervirens, the Madagascar or clove nutmeg from Agathophyllum aromaticum, and the Californian or stinking nutmeg from Torreya Myristica.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Nutmeg   (638 words)

Nutmeg is the seed kernel inside the fruit and mace is the lacy covering (aril) on the kernel.
Nutmeg was so successful in Grenada it now calls itself the Nutmeg Island, designing its flag in the green, yellow and red colours of nutmeg and including a graphic image of nutmeg in one corner.
Nutmegs were often used as amulets to protect against a wide variety of dangers and evils; from boils to rheumatism to broken bones and other misfortunes.
www.theepicentre.com /Spices/nutmeg.html   (1093 words)

 Erowid Nutmeg Vault : FactFile
nutmeg, spice consisting of the seed of the Myristica fragrans, a tropical, dioecious evergreen tree native to the Moluccas or Spice Islands of Indonesia.
Nutmeg and mace contain 7 to 14 percent essential oil, the principal components of which are pinene, camphene, and dipentene, all having the empirical formula C10H16.
Nutmeg and nutmeg oil are aromatic and carminative and are used as flavouring agents.
www.erowid.org /plants/nutmeg/nutmeg_faq.shtml   (3240 words)

Nutmeg is a post processor for SPICE it takes the raw output file created by spice -r and plots the data on a graphics terminal or a workstation display.
Nutmeg data is in the form of vectors: time, voltage, etc. Each vector has a type, and vectors can be operated on and combined algebraicly in ways consistent with their types.
Nutmeg occasionally checks to see if it is getting close to running out of space, and warns the user if this is the case.
bwrc.eecs.berkeley.edu /Classes/IcBook/SPICE/MANUALS/nutmeg.html   (4954 words)

 Nutmeg Herbal Supplement from Herbal Extracts Plus
Nutmeg and mace are the only spices that are produced by separate parts of the same fruit.
Nutmeg is made from the dried seed, while mace is the dried seed cover known botanically as the aril.
Nutmeg both calms and strengthens and is thought to be beneficial in cases of general debility and may also be helpful when lack of energy and fatigue are present.
www.herbalextractsplus.com /nutmeg.cfm   (811 words)

Nutmeg has also long been valued as an aphrodisiac and as a remedy for eczema and rheumatism.
Nutmeg and mace have been used for centuries to treat gas, indigestion, nausea, vomiting and other stomach as well as kidney problems.
In India, nutmeg is ground into a paste and applied directly to areas of eczema and ringworm.
www.herbs2000.com /herbs/herbs_nutmeg.htm   (915 words)

 Nutmeg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Nutmeg is the seed of Myristica fragrans, an evergreen tree native to the Molucca Islands.
Nutmeg is a mild baking spice and is used in sausages, meats, soups, and preserves.
The Portuguese found Nutmeg trees in the Molucca Islands, and dominated the Nutmeg and mace trade until the Dutch overcame it in 1602.
www.culinarycafe.com /Spices_Herbs/Nutmeg.html   (311 words)

 botanical.com - A Modern Herbal | Nutmeg - Herb Profile and Information
The nutmeg or kernel of the fruit and the arillus or mace are the official parts.
The best nutmeg butter is imported from the East Indies in stone jars, or in blocks wrapped in palm leaves - it should be softly solid, unctuous to touch, orange yellow colour and mottled, with the taste and smell of nutmeg.
Oil of Nutmeg is used to conceal the taste of various drugs and as a local stimulant to the gastro-intestinal tract.
www.botanical.com /botanical/mgmh/n/nutmeg07.html   (955 words)

 Nutmeg Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine - Find Articles
Nutmeg is most commonly used as a cooking spice, comes from the fruit of a 50 ft (15 m) tall tropical evergreen tree.
Nutmeg butter, a mixture of fatty and essential oil, is made by chopping and steaming the nuts until they form a paste.
For nausea, other stomach problems, and chronic diarrhea, one or two capsules or nutmeg kernel as a single dose or three to five drops of essential oil on a lump of sugar or on a teaspoon of honey is suggested.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_g2603/is_0000/ai_2603000094   (874 words)

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In the 17th century, nutmeg was introduced to Europe by Dutch explorers for the pungent fragrance and sweet tasting qualities as a flavoring for baked goods, candies, puddings, meats and beverages like eggnog.
Nutmeg very rarely causes hallucinations, simply due to the fact that the required dose to cause them is so high that a person could die from the toxic effects.
Due to the severe side-effects, nutmeg is not a popular street drug and the people who tend to use it are prisoners who don't have access to anything else.
paranoia.lycaeum.org /misc/natural/nutmeg.info   (1088 words)

Nutmeg was hugging them both when she lost her balance and fell against the older one.
Well, Nutmeg is so much like her daddy that with luck she'll get along with all the kids, and if not, at least these recesses are only 10 or 20 minutes, once a day.
Nutmeg and I have also been going to a weekly program at School A which includes a stint in a very interesting art room -- jam packed with all kinds of supplies and books -- where I got to see the library, gym teacher and art teacher in action.
tessence.blogspot.com   (5153 words)

 Nutmeg on Molesworth Records
Nutmeg were representing Soham and came second to the mellifluent Peterborough reggae group Quadro.
Nutmeg were inexperienced but had a raw garage band vitality.
Instead Nutmeg were adding classic rock songs to their set to broaden their appeal, and their songwriting was moving in the same direction.
www.awclifton.supanet.com /leaves/nutmeg.htm   (658 words)

 Nutmeg - Herbal Index - herbindex.net
In European cuisine, nutmeg and mace are used especially in potato dishes and in processed meat products; they are also used in soups, sauces and baked goods.
Nutmeg butter is obtained from the nut by expression.
Nutmeg contains chemicals called MAO inhibitors which disable the brain's ability to stop amines, found in most common foods, from affecting the brain and body.
www.herbindex.net /nutmeg.html   (1502 words)

 Nutmeg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nutmeg is the actual seed of the tree, roughly egg-shaped and about 20-30 mm long and 15-18 mm wide, and weighing between 5 and 10 grams dried, while mace is the dried "lacy" reddish covering or arillus of the seed.
Connecticut gets its nickname ("the Nutmeg State", "Nutmegger") from the legend that some unscrupulous Connecticut traders would whittle "nutmeg" out of wood, creating a "wooden nutmeg" (a term which came to mean any fraud) [1].
World production of nutmeg is estimated to average between 10,000 and 12,000 tonnes per year with annual world demand estimated at 9,000 tonnes; production of mace is estimated at 1,500 to 2,000 tonnes.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nutmeg   (1661 words)

Yellow-red colored fruit containing seeds that are the nutmeg of commerce.
The bright, scarlet colored aril which surrounds the seed is known as mace and is also a prominent spice.
Nutmeg trees thrive in very warm, humid climates.
www.tradewindsfruit.com /nutmeg.htm   (144 words)

 Nutmeg and Mace   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
While other species of Myristica produce nutmegs, the principal nutmeg of commerce is M.
Both nutmeg and mace are used mainly as spices.
The oil of nutmeg, used as a nutmeg butter, is obtained by crushing and pressing the seed.
www.hort.purdue.edu /newcrop/Crops/Nutmeg.html   (113 words)

 Nutmeg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Uses: Nutmeg is commonly used as a spice in cooking.
Nutmeg is also reportedly helpful for depression and anxiety.
What you should know: SAB secondary to eugonel and isoeugenol has been described with the consumption of large quantities of nutmeg during pregnancy.
altmed.creighton.edu /preg/nutmeg.htm   (80 words)

 Jamaican Nutmeg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Some European oil is distilled from Grenadian nutmegs and in general the yield on steam distillation is about 11% oil.
A recent study on nutmeg oil from St Catherine, Jamaica and other West Indian nutmeg oils revealed significant differences that could be used to distinguish between them.
It is normally lower in oil distilled from West Indian nutmegs and the recent study found only trace amounts in Jamaican nutmeg oil.
wwwchem.uwimona.edu.jm:1104 /lectures/nutmeg.html   (370 words)

 Kitchen Dictionary: nutmeg
The hard brown seed from the nutmeg tree (a tropical evergreen) has a warm, spicy sweet flavor.
Mace is the dried lacy membrane from around the nutmeg seed.
The nutmeg tree is indigenous to the Banda Islands of Indonesia but is also grown in the Caribbean, especially in Grenada.
www.recipezaar.com /library/getentry.zsp?id=333   (251 words)

 The Aphrodisiac Power of Nutmeg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
For the ancient Arabs, nutmeg was a primary treatment for nausea, shortness of breath and even skin disorders.
Today, we love nutmeg for its scent, which evokes all the warmth and comfort of home, of fresh baked spice cake, long winter nights by the fire, snowstorms and sleigh rides.
Nutmeg’s connection with the comforts of the kitchen and of Mom perhaps explain why it's known to have more effect on men than on women!
www.lifeofreiley.com /newlor/aphrodisiac/library/nutmeg.htm   (150 words)

 NUTMEG: Neurodynamic Utility Toolbox for MEG   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
We are continually updating NUTMEG and are currently working on version 2.0.
NUTMEG runs on MATLAB 6.5, 7.0, and 7.1, and requires SPM2.
A short paper on NUTMEG can be found in the 2004 edition of the freely available online journal, Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology (now known as Neurology, Neurophysiology and Neuroscience).
tempest.ucsf.edu /~sarang/nutmeg   (253 words)

We ship exclusively to street addresses in the contiguous 48 states of the U.S. When you need that wonderful nutmeg taste, there is nothing like freshly ground nutmeg.
The nutmeg tree is a tropical evergreen which bears fruit; the seed of the fruit is the nutmeg spice.
It is hard and requires grating to obtain the sweet spice that is used for cooking and baking.
fantes.com /nutmeg.htm   (138 words)

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The Nutmeg Chapter is the Connecticut-based chapter of POCI
The Nutmeg Chapter of POCI has been in existence since 1976.
We are a local chapter of the Pontiac Oakland Club International, but unusual in that we have members in 14 states and 4 countries.
www.nutmegchapterpoci.com /website1001.htm   (394 words)

 Connecticut's Nicknames   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Colonial cooks prized nutmeg for the spicy flavor it gave their dishes.
Also, sailors from Connecticut brought the spice back from the Spice Islands in the East Indies, where nutmeg grows.
Raw nutmeg comes in woody little nuggets that have to be grated to produce the spice, though.
www.roadescape.com /nutmeg.html   (563 words)

 Nutmeg Children's Book Award   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
We know many of you will be reading Nutmeg books, seeing authors, and getting ready to cast your votes in January.
Send Us Your 2007 discussion Questions If you've created a book discussion kit for any of the 2007 Nutmeg books, please email caitlin@darienlibrary.org with the discussion kit attached as a Word, Excel, Publisher or PDF file.
However, this does not mean that every book on the 4-6th grade list is appropriate for a 3rd grader or that every 5th grader need read from the 7-8th grade list.
www.nutmegaward.org   (406 words)

 Myristica fragrans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Whole nutmegs are often found in health-food stores.
They also have ground nutmeg at $12.65 for a pound, $8.22 for 8 ounces, $5.06 for 4 ounces, and $3.67 for 2 ounces; nutmeg pieces for between $5.85 and $3.80 (unsure on quantity); and whole nutmegs for $12.65 a pound, $8.22 for 8 ounces, $5.06 for 4 ounces, and $3.67 for 2 ounces.
The Nickle and Thyme Shoppe has ground nutmeg available for $9.17 (U.S.) per pound, nutmeg pieces for $3.72 per pound, and whole nutmeg at $9.60 per pound.
nepenthes.lycaeum.org /Plants/Myristica/fragrans.html   (97 words)

 Nutmeg Akitas :: Marc & Lonny Cohen
Welcome to Nutmeg Akitas ~ We are Marc and Lonny Cohen, located in beautiful central Connecticut.
We fell in love with the Akita breed in 1982, when we purchased our first Akita, Anjin.
It's the dogs you want to see, so follow the links below and take a tour through the past 20 years of Nutmeg Akitas.
www.nutmegakitas.com   (304 words)

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