Mustard seeds are widely used in Indian households and are now an integral part of Indian cooking as they give a very rich taste to food. Various forms of the seeds like oil is used for cooking whereas, whole seeds are used as tadka, powdered seeds are widely used in various dips and garnishings and mustard oil is widely these days for cooking food.
Mustard seed Helps to control symptoms of asthma: Mustard seeds are high in selenium and magnesium. Both the components give it a unique anti inflammatory property.
Organic Mustard seeds Helps you to lose weight: The wonder seeds are packed with B-complex vitamins like folates, niacin, thiamine, riboflavin etc. Apart from all this they are great in speeding up one’s metabolism leading to weight loss.
Mustard seed also helps Relieves rheumatoid, arthritic and muscle pain: The selenium and magnesium content of mustard leads to anti inflammatory and heat producing properties. When applied to the body, the paste heats up the area and helps loosen muscles, leading to relief from pain.
It also helps Lowers cholesterol: Mustard contains high levels of niacin or vitamin B3. Niacin has properties that helps to lower one’s cholesterol level and protects the arteries from atherosclerosis (plaque build-up). It also helps to regulate blood flow and protects the body from hypertension.
Mustard seeds also stimulate hair growth: For centuries mustard oil has been known to stimulate hair growth.It is known to be packed with vitamins and minerals which are helpful in hair growth and also has high amount of beta carotene it contains.
Improves immunity: Since mustard has a large number of elemental minerals like iron, manganese, copper etc., it helps improve the body’s ability to fight disease.
Also, just a note that use mustard seeds in moderation. Even though it has great healing properties, it can also be toxic in large quantities.