Health Benefits of Mustard Oil
Mustard oil is rich with monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, which may help to balance cholesterol levels in the body.
When consumed, mustard oil may fight bacterial infections inside the colon, intestines, urinary tract and other parts of the digestive system.
Applied directly to the skin, mustard oil can help fight fungal infections.
Mustard oil boosts the appetite and aids in digestion by stimulating the secretion of gastric juices and bile as well as stimulating the excretion system.
Some research suggests that mustard oil may have positive effects on patients suffering from sinusitis. It may also help soothe the effects of coughs, colds and other respiratory illnesses and irritants.
Mustard Oil deters insects and may be an effective mosquito repellent, which can be useful in preventing malaria and other disease carried by the insect.
Anti-Inflammatory & Pain Relief
Applied topically, Mustard Oil has been known to relieve the painful effects of rheumatism and arthritis as well as help soothe sprained ankles and other such joint aches and pains.
The high vitamin E content of mustard oil helps improve skin health. Applied topically it may also help protect the skin from ultraviolet light and other pollutants.