6 Ways mustard can do wonders to your body and skin
Mustard is a widely used condiment in many Indian households. It is used for the flavor and color it brings to the food and apart from that deliciousness; it is also used as dips, sauce and other ways to bring something new to the food every time it is used in cooking. But mustard and mustard seeds can be also used in various other ways to get the maximum benefit out of it and we have 6 ways in which it can help you out.
1 Cures sore throat
Sore throat can happen due to many things like cold, throat infection and allergies of many kinds. Most of the times, we take simple over-the-counter medicines and use simple homemade remedies to clear the throat. Here is where mustard comes into action. All you need to do is mix 1 tablespoon of mustard seeds, juice from ½ a lemon, 1 tbsp of salt, 1 tbsp of honey in 1 ¼ cups of boiling water. Mix everything nicely and let it cool by itself for some time. Once the mixture is cold, take a small cup full of mixture and thoroughly gargle with it 2-3 times a day. Repeat every day until the throat clears up.
2 Great for hair
Mustard oil has been used for centuries in Indian and Chinese medicines as a way of stimulating hair growth and making hair strong. Apart from many vitamins and minerals, mustard oil also contains loads and loads of beta carotene, a compound that not only strengthens the hair follicles, but also gives it a good shine and look. It also contains iron, fatty acids and minerals like calcium and magnesium, which are excellent for promoting hair growth all over the head.