Nutmeg is a popular spice made from the seeds of Myristica fragrans, a tropical evergreen tree native to Indonesia. It is cultivated for two spices derived from its fruit: nutmeg from its seed, and mace, from the seed covering. Nutmeg has a warm, slightly nutty flavor, and is mainly used in desserts and curries. Although it’s more commonly used for its flavor than its health benefits. Mace is often preferred in light dishes for the bright orange, saffron -like hue it imparts. Nutmeg is used for flavouring many dishes. Also nutmeg contains an impressive array of powerful compounds that may help prevent disease and promote your overall health. These may improve mood, blood sugar control, and heart health.