Javantri consists of the necessary oils, which gives out its peculiar rich aroma and a strong, warm taste. Javitri is a crimson red-colored thread-like material that envelops the nutmeg.
Its mildly sweet taste is commonly used in infusions, such as tasting milk for a white sauce or marinated with meats. Chutneys and Pickles are also generally spiced with Javantri. It is also decorated with biryani or rice making before serving.
- Energy: 475 Kcal,
- Carbohydrates: 50.50 g,
- Protein: 6.71 g,
- Total Fat: 32.38 g,
- Cholesterol: 0 mg,
- Dietary Fiber: 20.2 g.
- It is used in flavoring stews, curries, pickles, sauces, and ketchup.
- Mace is added to sweet puddings, muffins, cakes and bread to impart its flavor.
- Mace is taken by mouth for diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, stomach spasms and pain, and intestinal gas.
- It is also taken by mouth for treating cancer, kidney disease, increasing menstrual flow and as a hallucinogen.