Myristica fragrans


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Related to Myristica fragrans: Withania somnifera, Mucuna pruriens
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Noun1.Myristica fragrans - East Indian tree widely cultivated in the tropics for its aromatic seedMyristica fragrans - East Indian tree widely cultivated in the tropics for its aromatic seed; source of two spices: nutmeg and mace
nutmeg - hard aromatic seed of the nutmeg tree used as spice when grated or ground
genus Myristica, Myristica - type genus of Myristicaceae; tropical Asian evergreen trees with small white or yellow flowers followed by fleshy fruits
spice tree - tree bearing aromatic bark or berries
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AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) activators from Myristica fragrans (nutmeg) and their anti-obesity effect.
Machilin A isolated from Myristica fragrans stimulates osteoblast differentiation.
As she narrates, she has treated most of her clients using a suppository which she prepares at home from the following components: Nigella sativa, Cuminum cyminum, Sesamum indicum, Cicer arietinum, Ervum lens, honey, Myristica fragrans with Nerium oleander, Trigonella foenum-graecum, Cherry prunus, and a piece of unwashed wool (Figures 1, 2, and 3).
Nutmeg is the seed of the tree Myristica fragrans, a tree notable for producing more than one spice - the covering of the seed is also harvested for mace.