Myristica moschata

Mace Myristica fragrans

Mace Myristica fragrans

Common name: Macis, muscadier, Arillus myristicae, Myristica officinalis, Myristica moschata. Occurrence: native to the Molucca Islands, New Guinea, Bondy Islands and introduced into Sri Lanka and the West Indies. Parts used: the growth outside the shell of the nutmeg seed— called the arillus. The main constituents of mace are a volatile oil, protein, gum, resins, […]

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