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Ground Powdered Mustard, 100 G

Ground Powdered Mustard, 100 G

Ground mustard seeds, one of the commonly used spices and seasoning in variable international cuisines. It’s distinctive for its unique slightly bitter flavor that’s used in many dishes, recipes, marinades, and sauces. Enjoy now the unique food flavor with powdered mustard produced by the renowned apothecary Arifoğlu.

Mustard Plant

  • The black mustard plant known also as “Brassica nigra” is a kind of plants that belongs to the Brassicaceae family. It is native to Southern Europe and Western Asia. Nonetheless, it’s now grown widely in all parts of the world especially in Northern America, Europe and Asia.
  • Annual plant distinctive for its erect stems that can go up to 2 meters high and bright yellow flowers blooming in summer.
  • Its leaves are deeply lobed and pinnately divided with serrated edges.
  • Black mustard plant is widely cultivated for its round small seeds that are harvested and used as a seasoning. Seeds are usually ground into powder used in variable dishes such as curry, marinades, and sauces.
  • The seeds have a pungent and slightly bitter flavor often used to impart a special taste to dishes.
  • Black mustard plant is adaptable to a vast range of soils and climates and can be found growing in many parts of the world.
  • Besides to its uses in cooking, mustard plant has been used for medical purpose in variable traditional medicine systems including the ancient Indian medicine .

What is Mustard

  • Mustard plant produces dark-brown to black round small seeds of pungent and sharp taste.
  • These seeds are commonly used as a seasoning in different foods especially in the Indian and Mediterranean cuisines.
  • Black mustard seeds are often used in pickling and seasoning preparation such as mustard and mayonnaise.
  • Black mustard has been used for medical purposes especially in the ancient Indian medicine as it is believed that it has anti-inflammatory, sedative, and diuretic properties.

Benefits of Mustard Plant

Mustard provides a set of health benefits due to its unique nutritional properties. Some potential benefits for mustard are:

  • Mustard is considered a good source of vitamins and minerals including vitamin C, vitamin K, folic acid and potassium.
  • Mustard seeds contain compounds called “glucosinolates” that have anti-inflammatory properties.
  • Studies show that consumption of mustard may assist lowering blood pressure, minimizing cholesterol levels and improving the heart’s health in general.
  • Researches indicate that mustard oil may have anti-bacterial properties that can assist protecting against infections and enhance wounds healing.
  • Mustard seeds contains enzymes that may assist improving the digestion process and enhance absorption of nutrients.

Mustard Oil Benefits for Hair

Mustard is used as a remedy for hair for centuries due to its variable benefits for hair health. Some of the potential benefits for mustard use are:

  • Mustard is rich in vitamin A and H, fatty omega 3 acids that are all necessary for a healthy growth of the hair.
  • Mustard oil contains high percentages of fatty acids that may assist moisturizing the softening the hair.
  • It’s believed that mustard oil assists in the prevention of hair loss via strengthening its roots and minimizing breakage thereof as it contains high percentage of protein that can assist nourishing hair and stimulating healthy growth thereof.
  • Mustard oil contains anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties that may assist fighting the dandruff and other scalp infections.
  • Mustard oil is rich in antioxidants that may assist preventing hair premature graying.

Black Mustard Seed Nutritional Value

Nutritional value of mustard may differ according to the a certain type or form of mustard. Here are some of the approximate nutritional information for a spoon (15 g) of black mustard :

  • Calories: 3 cal.
  • Protein: 0.2 g
  • Fat: 0.2 g
  • Carbohydrates: 0.3 g
  • Fiber: 0.1 g
  • Sugars: 0.1 g
  • Sodium: 120 mg
  • Potassium: 5 mg
  • Vitamin C: 0.3 mg
  • Calcium: 2 mg

Iron: 0.1 mg

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