It improves bad breath, helps detox the livers, helps you to sleep well and is known to improve the texture of your skin. Like cloves, nutmeg too has anti-bacterial properties. It helps fight tooth decay. Besides, nutmeg can fight Alzheimer’s and improves your memory. This lesser known spice has the ability to reduce flatulence and improve appetite - a problem that all mothers face when it comes to their child’s fussy eating habits. It can also release the tension in your muscle. According to the Chinese, this spice can improve impotence; worth a try for those looking for a natural alternative.