Jeff Grossman/NYC wrote:Interesting. That perhaps explains people who are allergic to nutmeg but not the others (I know a few).
A Malaysian former student of mine once came back with a package of dried nutmeg fruit, which he later confessed he couldn't stand, for me to try. It was like chewing on a rag soaked in lemon pledge and Pine-Sol. It took me about a day to get the smells out of my sinuses.