Mustards are one of the most common items in Indian households. It is used in different dishes and serves different purposes in the kitchen.

Mustard seeds have gained its spot in the place of medicinal wonders. The list below will show you its uses as a remedy for various conditions.

Hair Growth

Massage warm oil on the scalp at least once a week. Besides relieving stress, it is great for the removal of dandruff and the health of hair growth. It is packed with high amounts of beta-carotene. Beta-carotene is converted into Vitamin A. It has calcium, magnesium, iron, and fatty acids as well.

Cholesterol

Packed with loads of Niacin or Vitamin B3, mustard is capable of protecting the arteries from the build-up of plaque or technically called as atherosclerosis. Niacin is also an aid in lowering the blood cholesterol levels. It helps in the regulation of the blood flow and keeps the body from the ill effects of hyper tension.

Body Pains

In cases of rheumatoid, muscle pain, and arthritic pain, mustard has magnesium and selenium. These substances contain anti-inflammatory properties and heat producing properties. The paste loosens the muscles. This produces relief from pain.

Gastro-intestinal Cancer

The phytonutrients that mustard has is an ingredient in the slowing down of the progress of cancer in the gastrointestinal tract. Researchers have seen that the properties in mustard seeds hinder the growth of the cancer cells and keep the new cancer cells from forming.

Weight Loss

B-complex vitamins such as niacin, thiamine, riboflavin, and folates are factors that promote weight loss. Together, they are great at improving the rate of metabolism in the body.

Ageing

Carotenoid antioxidants and flavonoids are contained in mustards. It is a great resource of zeaxanthins, lutein, and carotenes; vitamins A, C, and K. They are known minerals that promote the slowing down of the ageing process.

In cases of these conditions, have some faith on mustard and see its medical prowess.

 

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