Mace

Mace

Scientific Name :

Myristicaceae

Medicinal Value :

Used as drug in Eastern countries due to its stimulant, carminative, astringent and aphrodisiac properties.

Nutrient Value :

Good source of minerals like copper, calcium, potassium, manganese, iron, zinc etc. also rich in vitamin C, A, riboflavin, folic acid etc.

Culinery and Other Values :

Mace is used in savoury dishes.

Glossary :

  • English : Mace
  • Tamil : Jaadipathri
  • Malayalam : Jathipathri
  • Telugu : Japathri
  • Kannada : Japatri / Jayithree
  • Hindi : Javitri / Javathai
  • Bengali : Jaeetri
  • Gujarati : Jaypatri
  • Konkani : Javitri
  • Marathi : Jaypatri
  • Oriya : Jayatree
  • Kashmiri : Jalwatur