Mustard Seed Oil Blog

How to use mustard oil for various benefits?
1. Mustard oil can be used for cooking and frying food. In this way, it boosts immunity and is good for our heart and diabetics.
2. It acts as a preservative when added to pickles and chutneys.
3. To clear our respiratory system from congestion, inhale steam containing mustard oil.
4. Massage our feet and chest with a mixture of mustard oil, garlic and ajwain to get relief from cold and cough.
5. Consuming a teaspoon of mustard oil and honey helps in various respiratory problems.
6. Using mustard oil for oil pulling kills bacteria and prevents bleeding of gums.
7. Rubbing a paste of mustard oil, turmeric and salt on our teeth and gums; makes them healthy.
8. A mixture of mustard oil and coconut oil can be used to massage our entire body.
Side Effects of Using Mustard Oil
Mustard oil contains Erucic acid. As per research in the United States, Erucic acid has toxic effects on the heart at high enough doses. Consumption of mustard oil is thereby banned in the U.S.A.
Long-term topical application of mustard oil can have harmful effects on the skin. It can even cause minor to major skin blisters.
Excessive consumption of mustard oil can cause rhinitis in which the mucous membrane tends to get inflamed.