- how to make mustard oil
- Medicinal properties of mustard oil
- benefits of mustard oil in cosmetology
- harm and contraindications
The benefits of mustard has been known since ancient times . From the Greek name of the plant is translated as “ luminous (joyful) grass “. In ancient Rome, the spice was called mustum ardens (“ fiery dough “), in China, she was treated to lepers. Useful properties of mustard are still used in the treatment of colds, in cosmetology, with bruises and bruises.
How mustard oil is made
A useful product is obtained by cold pressing of seeds of white or black mustard. Of white seeds, amber liquid is obtained, it is lighter from black and less burning.
This technology does not allow the heating of raw materials above 50C, so mustard oil retains useful properties.
In the beginning of the 19th century, the mustard-and-oil plant near the town of Sarepta in the Volga region began the industrial production of a useful product.
It is now traditionally used in food mustard table – in the form of familiar pasta. From the cake, which remains after pressing, they make mustard plasters.
Medicinal properties of mustard oil
The oil of mustard seed lot of good: the B vitamins, carotenoids, iron, magnesium, calcium, zinc, omega-3.
Essential oil exerts an expectorant effect, cleanses the respiratory tract.
The product helps with reduced acidity, improves appetite, normalizes the functioning of the glands of the gastrointestinal tract, helps with gallbladder diseases, with reduced intestinal peristalsis.
Sometimes, after a bad cold or cold, the nasal passages are filled with mucus, pus, the head, whiskey, over the eyes, the hearing, vision is worse.
To get rid of sinusitis, it is useful to apply the mustard oil on the left and right of the nose, above the eyes, at the temples every day. Also, 2-3 times a day warm up these places with a warm bag of salt, a boiled egg.
warm mixture of mustard oil and a small amount of camphor is useful to rub into the upper part of the back where the light, for their release and better expectoration .
With dry cough, neuralgia, radiculitis, pain in the joints:
- stir 2 tsp. mustard powder and 2 p.s. flour , add a little boiled water, make a flat cake out of the dough;
- lubricate the skin with vegetable oil , place a flat cake, cover with cotton cloth, polyethylene, woolen blanket or scarf;
- after two hours to remove. Compress can not be put on the heart.
The drug helps with joint pain, improves mobility and circulation, reduces inflammation, warms up.
In cases of bruises, sprains, sprains, bruises, which are not accompanied by skin lesions, it is useful to rub the sore spot with a solution of mustard oil to alcohol (sold at the pharmacy).
For rheumatic pain in hands or feet, 2-3 handfuls of mustard powder moisten with hot water, grind well, to remove lumps, add to water. Dip the sick part of the body into the water, warm it for 10 minutes, then rinse the skin with cool water. Mustard essential oil warms up and well anesthetizes.
Useful properties of mustard oil help to cope with insomnia. To do this, massage at night with a mixture of 4 tbsp. product, where to add 1 drop of essential oils of basil, lavender, eucalyptus.
When migraine in hot water, add a handful of mustard powder, stir, hold the palm of your hand, so that the pain passes.
Mustard oil, as well as sauces, gravy not only improve the taste of food, but also help men and women .
Those who purify the liver with olive oil and lemon juice can try using mustard instead of olive oil, in some cases it is more effective. Suitable and this replacement: in a glass of olive oil stir 1 ч.л.powder of mustard or ground ginger, pepper, cloves.
Use of mustard oil in cosmetology
In the case of dry skin mix 1 tsp. sour cream, 1 p.s. mustard. 1. p.s. of vegetable oil, apply on face for 10 minutes.
- Pour a glass mustard oil 1/2 cup chopped nettle roots , insist in a dark cool place for three weeks, periodically shaking, at the end of drain. Rub into the roots of the hair 2 times a week for a month for hair growth and the elimination of dandruff.
- Half an hour before washing, rub into hair mustard oil , adding 1-2 drops geranium essential oil (do not apply the method during the period).
. 200 g of salt. Lower your legs, cover with a bucket a cotton blanket. Periodically add hot water. At the end, rinse your feet with warm water, wear half-woolen socks and go to bed. Heaviness in the legs after the procedure can signal an early stage of varicose veins, treatment with this method should be stopped.
Harm and contraindications
Do not use mustard oil more than four spoons a day.
Unrefined product contains erucic acid , which is not cleaved in the body. As it accumulates, it causes inflammation in the heart muscle and myocardium, so it is better for cores to stop using this product.
Mustard oil is characterized by a high irritating property, therefore it will not be of use in case of diseases of the thyroid gland, kidneys, liver.
Do not fry mushrooms on it.