Mustard seeds are known to have numerous benefits. They are low in calories and high in nutritional value and have a lot of antibacterial and antiseptic qualities. They’re available in different varieties — black mustard, white mustard and brown Indian mustard, in whole as well as in powdered form. Mustard oil is known to be great for the skin because it generates warmth. Mustard seeds are rich in a nutrient called selenium, known for its high anti-inflammatory effects. n The high source of magnesium in mustard seeds helps reducing the severity of asthma attacks and certain symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and lowering blood pressure. Mustard seeds are known to give relief from the number of migraine attacks also. Mustard seeds are very rich in calcium, manganese, omega 3 fatty acids, iron, zinc, protein and dietary fiber — include them in your diet. For people who suffer from a bad appetite, here’s something that will be really helpful. Mix a few black mustard seeds with milk and have it 15 to 20 minutes before your meal. Mustard seeds are excellent for digestion because they increase the metabolism rate of your body. They’re also beneficial for menopausal women who have trouble sleeping.
Source : The Times Of India