Javatri/Mace is used in food preparations for its aromatic flavor. Subsequently, it is used in flavoring stews, curries, pickles, sauces, and ketchup. Mace is added to sweet puddings, muffins, cakes and breads to impart its flavor. Medicinal uses of Javitri: It acts as a cardiac tonic and improves the heart metabolism. It has aphrodisiac properties which can improve the vigor. Very useful in clearing throat, cough, asthma, throat pain, irritable bowel syndrome and diarrhea due to its water absorbing and sputum absorbing properties.