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August 1 2014

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The Spice Of Longer Skin Life

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NUTMEG / (nut-meg) / n. / 1. The seed from the fruit of the evergreen Myristica fragrans tree that is indigenous to Indonesia; / n. / 2. / An essential oil believed to be an aphrodisiac by Islamic scholars and used to enhance men’s virility in traditional Chinese medicine; / n. / 3. / An aromatic spice referred to as jaiphal in India, where it is frequently employed in dessert recipes; / n. / 4. / An antioxidant-rich skin-tightening and -lightening agent, e.g., “For a youthful complexion—and a good time—call on nutmeg.”

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