Mustard Seed - CO
Pliny the Elder said: With a few spoonfuls of mustard, a cold and lazy woman can become an ideal wife.
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|Latin Name||Sinapus alba|
|Origin||India / China|
|The word mustard probably comes from the Latin mustum meaning burning must because in France the seed was originally ground in grape must. Mustard oil is cold pressed, has a low saturated fat content and is high in both mono-unsaturated and omega-3 fats. The oil is used in many prescriptions for the treatment of various conditions. Mustard is a rubifacient which means it warms and causes reddening of the skin, it helps treat rheumatism and arthritis, sciatica and other muscular pains due to its analgesic properties. It is also good for poor circulation.|
In the 17th century, the vinegar maker Maille distributed mustard to the poor of Dijon to help protect them from chilblains. Invigorating and stimulating to the skin. Used for Indian head Massage to stimulate scalp and encourage hair growth.
|How to Use||Apply direct to affected areas of the skin or use 15 drops essential oils in 50ml for massage.|
Store in a cool, dark place. Not animal tested.