Botanical Name : Myristica Fragrans English Name : Nutmeg Tamil Name : ஜாதிக்காய், காக்காய் மூஞ்சி / Jathikai Hindi Name : जातीफल / Jati-phal Malayalam Name: ജാതി / ജാതിക്കാ / Jathi / Jathikka Telugu Name : జాజికాయ / Jajikaya Benefits of Jathikai (Nutmeg):- 1. Jathikai for sleep: Jathikai helps to induce sleep. People with sleep disorders prefer Jathikai to get a good night sleep. Nutmeg helps to treat various sleep disorders. It has natural sedative properties and helps you to get sleep naturally without sleeping pills and other chemicals. 2. Jathikai for babies: Jathikai is good for babies. But please limit the quantity you give to babies with just a swipe. It induces the sleep in babies. This is a very old home remedy. People give it as a part of Ura marundhu. People give vasambu, sukku, masikkai, kadukkai and few other ingredients also along with nutmeg. 3. Jathikai for Stomach problems: Nutmeg is good to treat stomach problems like indigestion, diarrhea and flatulence. You can include nutmeg powder in your breakfast cereals or with warm milk. 4. Jathikai for face, skin and hair: Jathikai is good in treating pimples, blemishes, acne and acne scars. It has anti-inflammatory properties. 5. Jathikai for dental problems: Nutmeg has anti-bacterial properties. It is used in oral care and to treat problems like tooth pain, sore gums. Nutmeg oil is available in market. One drop of oil can be applied in the problematic area. 6. Jathikai for joint pains, massage and aromatherapy: There are jathikai oil available in the market for joint and muscular pains associated with rheumatism or overexertion. Even nutmeg essential oil is available online and offline which can be used in massage and aromatherapy. DOSAGE : • Morning - Mix 5 gms of powder in 100 ml water, Boil the content for few minutes. once the water gets warm, filter the content and drink it before food. Repeat the same for Evening Dosage after dinner. • Jathikai for sleep:Mix jathikai powder in warm milk. 1/8 tsp of Nutmeg powder can be added to 1 cup of warm milk. Drink it before going to bed. You will get a deep sleep very soon. Jathikai is a popular natural sleep aid. It provides relaxation and gives a sound sleep. • Jathikai for Stomach problems: Include nutmeg powder in your breakfast cereals or with warm milk. Jathikai for Beauty : If you have jathikai powder, mix it with water and make a thick paste. Clean and wipe the face gently. Apply the jathikai powder paste directly on the pimples. You can use freshly ground nutmeg powder too. After applying, wait for 20 minutes and wash it off with clean water. Pat dry your face.