Health benefits of mustard include relief from muscular pains, psoriasis, ringworm, contact dermatitis and respiratory disorders. Since earlier times, different parts of the mustard plant have been proven beneficial in treating cancer, diabetes, and detoxification of the body. It has poison repelling qualities, exerts therapeutic effects on the nerves and helps maintain cardiac health. It promotes healthy skin and hair, lowers cholesterol and is a wonderful botanical for women during menopause.
The mustard plant brings an entire gamut of helpful constituents through its various edible parts. Seeds of its plant are a rich source of minerals such as calcium, magnesium, phosphorous and potassium. Along with this, it is a good source of dietary folate and vitamin A. Mustard greens or leaves of mustard plants are an excellent source of essential minerals including potassium, calcium and phosphorous. It is also a good source of magnesium and dietary fiber. The immense wealth of vitamin content offered by mustard green includes a profuse amount of vitamin A and vitamin K with folate and vitamin C also present in decent amounts.
Energize and heal with mustard!