Mustard Oil

Mustard Oil

India is one of the fourth largest oilseeds producing countries in the world. The crude mustard oil is dark brown in colour with a pungent odor. Refined mustard oil is used mainly for cooking as it is slightly more viscous and has a lower saponification value and a higher refractive index compared to other vegetable oils. There are three main varieties of mustards in the world. White mustard oil, Black mustard oil, and Brown mustard oils are the main varieties of mustard oil. Black mustard oil is derived from black mustards and has a spicy and pungent flavour and aroma.
Advantages Of Mustard Oil:-Mustard seeds and mustard oil are staple spice components in several international cuisines. Both the culinary and medicinal properties of mustard seeds have been explored for thousands of years. Mustard seeds come from the mustard plant, which essentially belongs to the cruciferous family of vegetables. Mustard seeds are available in well over 50 varieties. However, three main varieties:-Black, white and brown mustard seeds. The popularity of mustard oil and belief in its benefits varies greatly across the world. In India and Bangladesh, it is used in both the edible and external form, its consumers believing in its ability to act as a stimulate and antibacterial circulation.

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  •  1.The term Mustard Oil is used for two different oils, which are extracted from mustard seeds: a fatty vegetable oil resulting from pressing the seeds and an essential oil resulting from grinding the seeds, mixing them with water, and extracting the resulting volatile oil by distillation. 
    2.Mustard Oil is versatile oil, which can be used for both therapeutic uses and culinary applications.
    3.The seeds can come from three different plants: Brown Indian mustard, black mustard and white or yellow mustard. 
    4.When it comes to the use of oils as a soothing topical agent, Mustard Oil is considered to be helpful with the pain and discomfort associated with arthritis. 
    5.Mustard Oil contains alkaloids and Riccin, that is useful in dissolving ear wax and also an antiseptic.