Nutmeg Heats Things Up For African Women

01/25/2011 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
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Some refer to it as the “magic spice,” or “cheap high,” while others call it “Viagra for women.” Even packages of ground nutmeg, sold in Darajani, the main market in Stone Town, spell out nutmeg’s benefits — in clumsy in English — right on the label: “Nutmeg powder: This is better for drinks, cooking and for woman that given up strong desire for making or to fulfill their men.”

All that for less than a dollar a pop.

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