3rd Edition of Euro-Global Conference on Biotechnology and Bioengineering

June 14-15 | Online Event

June 14-15, 2023 | Online Event
ECBB 2023


Manisha, Speaker at Bioengineering Conferences
Delhi Technological University, India
Title: Jaiphal myristica fragrans: A pharmaceutical seed


The oldest way of trea?ng human illness/disorder is a tradi?on of using herbal drugs and herbal remedies. The demand for herbal remedies has increased over the last few years. Jaiphal is one of those herbal drugs prominent for its pharmaceu?cal assets.Jaiphal which is tradi?onally known as Ja?phal and Javitri in India and some Asian countries. It has one common name which is Nutmeg. Being a part of the family Myris?caceae, it is known for its flavour and therapeu?c use. It is a good body detoxifier and s?mulates the brain. The presence of limonene, sabinene, camphene, eugenol, myris?c acid, myris?cin, and lignin make it a useful applica?on in medicine. It has high contents of minerals, carbohydrates, and protein.It has various other proper?es such as an?diabe?c, an?carcinogenic, an?depressant, an?obesity, an?diarrheal, and hepatoprotec?ve. Its seed has 5-15% vola?le oil, and fixed oil of 25-40% and these are used to treat condi?ons such as sprains and muscle pain. In Unani medicine, nutmeg is used for managin sexual disorders. It is observed that various nutrients are found n the Jaiphal seed which makes it a paramount seed. There are mul?ple benefits and importance for further research, therefore, more research on this topic will deliver informa?on about its chemical properes and medicinal uses. Thus, prolifera?on of its vitamin will be an informa?ve source in this direc?on