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Mustard Seed Medicinal Uses

Mustard can be used ground powder form or in its whole seed form. It is a very popular spice known worldwide and can be mixed with wine, vinegar or other liquid to create a loose paste. There are black, brown and white varieties of mustard.

Mustard seed is not only beneficial in cooking but also offers a number of medicinal benefits. Here are the top 5 medicinal uses of mustard seeds.

Top Medicinal Uses of Mustard Seed

Pain Relief

When having a toothache, mix mustard with warm water and gargle the mixture and immediate relief will be achieved. Apply mustard paste on the forehead when having a headache and when applied on the chest, it helps prevent pneumonia.

Anti-bacterial

Mustard’s essential oil has anti-bacterial or bactericidal properties. This means that they help internally fight bacterial infections in the colon, digestive system, urinary tract and many more. It can treat skin’s bacterial infections when externally applied.

Asthma

Mustard helps treat asthma in that an asthmatic patient should take about 759mg of mustard seeds and mix it with a gram of sugar. This mixture when taken with a little sugar is able to control asthma.

Indigestion

Mustard helps treat indigestion and stomach ache. A gram of mustard powder mixed with water is taken to take care of the problem of acidity, indigestion and any other digestion related problems.

References

  1. http://www.ayushveda.com/womens-magazine/medicinal-benefits-of-mustard/
  2. http://www.organicfacts.net/health-benefits/essential-oils/health-benefits-of-mustard-essential-oil.html
  3. http://www.indianfoodforever.com/mustard.html
  4. http://www.mothernature.com/Library/Bookshelf/Books/15/132.cfm


5 Comments

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  2. How can i make use of mustard seed in tummy reduction.

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  3. PLEASE TELL ME HOW TO USE MUSTARD SEEDS TO CURE BACTERIA INFECTION AND THE DOSAGE. THX

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  4. the parable of the mustard seed in the book of matthew..whats the interpretation???
    i need help

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    • Why jesus compared our faith with mustard seed in parable written in mathew 17:20, 13:31,32 and Luke 17:6, please describe about the parable of mustard seed. I want to know more about mustard seed and faith.

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