Mustard is a small, cylindrical seed obtained from the mustard plant. Mustard has been in use for over 5 thousand years. There is a proverb that though mustard seed is very small in size its spice is strong, this proverb literally means we should not underestimate anyone. As such mustard has numerous medicinal properties. Mustard is added to all types of broths and ingredients.
Types of mustard
There are many types of mustard such as black mustard, white mustard, dog mustard, mountain mustard, and small mustard. It is cultivated in many places in India. Black mustard is more spice than white mustard. Its epidermis is black.
Properties of mustard
Mustard is the best medicine for cough. Mustard is very spicy and can give warmth to the body. Increases immunity. Relieves fever and reduces pain. Dissolves inflammation.
Mustard does not have that unique taste. When combined with cold water, an enzyme called myrosinase is released, which is expelled from the epidermis. This is the reason for the unique taste of mustard. When mustard is fried in hot oil in Indian cuisine, the skin on it is removed. In Western countries, the mustard seed used as a ground powder or ready-made.
Nutrients in mustard
Mustard is rich in selenium, magnesium, calcium, manganese, omega 3 fatty acids, iron, protein, and fiber. It also contains B-complex vitamins such as folates, niacin, thiamine, riboflavin, pyridoxine, and pantothenic acid.
Medicinal uses of mustard
The tumors dissolveIn summer, mustard is applied to the tumors that form on the body so that the tumors dissolve quickly and the wound heals quickly. Mustard seeds contain essential oil nutrients for the body. It is also rich in essential acids such as sinigrin, myrosin, erucic, Eicosenoic, oleic, palmitic.
Mustard can provide high-calorie energy. At 100 grams of mustard, you get 508 calories of energy. Contains fiber that is easily metabolized. This will reduce bad cholesterol and prevent obesity.
The bones get strong
Niacin controls the level of cholesterol in the blood. Calcium helps in bone stability, copper helps in the production of red blood cells, iron helps in the metabolism of cells, and the production of blood cells.
Blood pressure is controlled
Leave a little honey in a bowl. Add lightly fried powdered mustard and heat it till it becomes soft. When it cools down, if you take turkey berry size and eat it, the cough will come under control. Blood pressure is controlled.