Farm Star Living

Health Benefits:

Aids in digestion
Anti-fungal
Fights depression
May reduce stress
Relaxation

Nutrition:

Serving size: 1 tbsp; Calories: 25; Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 4mg; Carbs: 3g; Fiber:1g; Sugars: 0g; Protein: 0g; Potassium: 0%DV; Vitamin A: 1%DV; Vitamin C: 2%DV; Calcium: 1%DV; Iron: 4%DV

Did You Know?

  • Mace is the outer shell of nutmeg fruit
  • The compounds in this spice such as myristicin andelemicin have been soothing as well as stimulant properties on brain
  • Mace is particularly sought after in sweet dishes. It gives sweet, warm and pleasant flavor, especially to the bakery foods like pastries, donuts, cake, etc

Ways to Eat:

  • In baked goods
  • As a seasoning

Farming Trivia:

  • Indonesia and Grenada are the world's largest suppliers of mace
  • Europeans have enjoyed mace and nutmeg since Arab traders introduced them in the sixth century A.D.  Records show that in fourteenth century England one pound of mace was worth three sheep

Note: Always consult a physician for any specific health questions and concerns. Some of this information may be subject to change should there be any new findings from Federal Health Administration (FHA), Food & Drug Administration (FDA), American Medical Association (AMA), American Cancer Society (ACS), and / or other leading food, nutrition and medical advisors.