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Black Mustard Seeds (Brassica nigra) Dried - 100g

Black Mustard Seeds (Brassica nigra) Dried - 100g

Regular price R 45.00
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INCI: Brassica nigra

Black mustard seeds have a distinct, pungent taste that gives dishes an unmistakable mustard flavour, and unlike prepared mustard, these dried seeds allow you to control the heat and intensity to your liking. However, Dried Black Mustard Seeds pack way more than just culinary heat - these seeds are loaded with powerful compounds that provide a host of benefits beyond the kitchen.

Size: 100g.

This product is certified: Vegan and Food Grade.

  • Add to homemade bath soaks, body scrubs, and massage oils
  • Create poultices or compresses for sore muscles and joints
  • Make mustard seed tea or tinctures to aid respiratory health
  • Use as a base for homemade mustard plasters or packs

Poultice: Grind 100g of seeds and add warm water to form a thick paste. Add this paste to a cloth and place on the affected area. Leave on for 1 minute (not longer than 3 mins) then remove. If necessary, you can soothe the skin by applying olive oil to the affected area. 

Infusion: Add 1 cup of boiling water to 1 tsp of finely crushed seeds. Let infuse for 5 minutes before consuming. The recommended dosage is up to (but not exceeding) 3 cups a day. 

In the kitchen:  Just a pinch of these potent seeds goes a long way toward enhancing the flavours in your cooking.

  • Mucilage
  • Rubefacient
  • Irritant
  • Stimulant
  • Diuretic
  • Emetic
  • A great source of Omega-3 fatty acids, iron, calcium, zinc, manganese, magnesium, protein, niacin, and dietary fibre. 
  • Mustard seeds contain a skin irritant that can cause blisters if left in contact with the skin too long. Do not exceed 3 mins of direct skin contact.
  • Do not use of pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • It is advised to consult with a trusted and registered medical practitioner before use. 
About These Botanicals

This product is grown in an organic and regenerative fashion with as minimal use of insecticides, pesticides, herbicides and fungicides as possible, in certified organic fertilizer. The product is certified food grade. It is not certified organic. Suitable for Kosher, Halaal and Hindi diets.

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