Organic Mace is a spice coming from the nutmeg tree. It is used in a variety of cuisines in several countries as a prominent flavouring agent. It is normally harvested from mid-June to mid-August. It is known by several names such as Maza in Spanish, Macis in French, Palcát in Czech, and Javithri in Hindi. In its natural state, mace is a bright crimson lace up to 35 mm (1-1/2 in) long, as it is dried, it develops its characteristic aroma but loses its bright red colour. It is used in the preparation of soups, sauces, baked foods, confectionaries, puddings, seasoning vegetables etc.