Jaiphal, which is also widely known as nutmeg, is considered as one of the essential herbs in Ayurveda as well as a beneficial spice in the kitchen. The best nutmeg or Jaiphal is the one which gives fragrance because it has a strong aromatic odor and the one which is compact with shallow covering and is also easily breakable.

Sexual problems like premature ejaculation or erectile dysfunction are some conditions that have become a huge challenge these days. The primary cause behind all these is either poor diet and or heavy stress. Jaiphal is considered one of the very efficient Vajikara (aphrodisiac) naturally collected herb, which is also very common in the kitchen in the form of spices. This helps to reduce the symptoms and provide good sexual health to an individual. Jaiphal is also very beneficial in some female problems like irregular menstruation or painful menstruation.

Metabolic disorders like indigestion or loss of appetite are prevalent in almost every house. All these conditions might also result in some other conditions like gas, acidity, pain in the abdomen, or flatulence. These conditions might also occur due to improper functioning of the liver. Consuming Jaiphal has given excellent results in all such problems. Jaiphal is having Deepan and Pachan (appetizer and digestion) properties, which help to improve the digestive system of any individual. Jaiphal also has Rochak (improves taste) feature, which helps to improve the appetite. Once the appetite of any individual gets improved, his digestion automatically starts functioning properly. This improved digestion then helps to maintain an enhanced metabolism and also reduces and prevents other symptoms like gas, acidity, pain in the abdomen, or flatulence. This also leads to a healthy working liver.

Diarrhea, vomiting, or nausea are a few other health issues that are faced by many due to bad eating habits and weak or poor digestion. This results in the symptoms like excessive watery and loose stool passage with sometimes gas formation followed by pain. Since Jaipahl has proved to be very beneficial in the case of digestion, it helps to improve all kinds of digestion related problems. With this, Jaiphal also has Grahi (absorbent) property in it, which helps to absorb the excessive watery loose stools and thus normalize the consistency of motion. This reduces and prevents diarrhea, vomiting, or nausea.

Worm infection, which is generally seen in children but is also a worrying factor in some adults, also results due to weak or poor digestion. Jaiphal has proved to be very beneficial in the case of worm infections because of its Krimighna (anti-worm) property. This property of Jaiphal helps to prevent the occurrence of worms and remove them from the body by improving the digestive system of the suffering individual.

Besides these, Jaiphal has also given very positive results in some conditions like any kind of inflammation or pain (like that occurs in joints). It is because all these conditions occur due to an imbalanced Vata Dosha, and Jaiphal has the property to balance this Vata Dosha. With this, Jaiphal also has Shothhar (anti-inflammatory) property, which helps to reduce the inflammation in the affected area and thus provides relief.

The best part of Jaiphal is that it is very common in the Indian kitchen in the form of spices and is full of multiple health benefits which help an individual to maintain his health both internally and externally, as well as get a good and healthy sexual life.

Medically reviewed by Rishabh Verma, RP

What are the benefits of Jaiphal