Mustard seeds, also known as 'Sarso' or 'Rai' in Hindi, 'Kadugu' (Tamil & Malayalam), 'Avalu' in Telugu, 'Rai' in Gujarati, 'Shorshe' in Bengali, 'Mohori' in Marathi and 'Rai' in Punjabi.Mustard seeds are a very popular ingredient in the American cuisine. Benefits of mustard seeds are many and popularly used for taste generally in hot dogs, where mustard sauce is very much preferred. It also has medicinal applications dating back to the time of Hippocrates.
It is available in white, brown and black varieties and is used by people all over the world. Greeks, Romans, Asians and Africans have all explored the taste of mustard seeds and have integrated them into their cuisines. Mustard seeds also find their place in the Bible and their first usage record is found in the Sanskrit scripts that date back to thousands of years.
Mustard seeds are rich in a nutrient called selenium, known for its high anti-inflammatory effects. 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 you get.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.