Mustard Seeds in Ayurvedic Medicine

  title={Mustard Seeds in Ayurvedic Medicine},
  author={Nida Tabassum Khan},
  journal={Interventions in Obesity \& Diabetes},
  • N. Khan
  • Published 13 February 2019
  • Political Science
  • Interventions in Obesity & Diabetes
Mustard seeds commonly called as Rai, Sarso etc is scientifically known by the name of Brassica Juncea. Different varieties of mustard seeds have been cultivated in countries like Asia, India, United States, Eastern Meditarrian, Hungary, Britain, Europe, Greece, Rome, Canada and in the Middle East. Besides being used in culinary it was once considered as an important natural remedy for gastric discomforts. With the passage of time numerous health benefits of mustard seeds have been explored… 

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