Mustard seeds (Semen Sinapis) is the herb most widely used in modern herbal medicine and folk medicine. Mustard seeds powder are extremely beneficial for human health. This small seeds contain Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids, calcium, phosphorus, manganese, calcium and more.
In folk medicine, mustard seed is used in colds and as an appetite-stimulating agent to increase the secretion of gastric juice. It also has anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties.
The mustard is used mainly for compresses (ground seed and mixed with cool water) for colds and bronchitis, for baths, for making mustard (mixed with white mustard seeds), and also for producing mustard oil for food.
Mustard seed is taken as a diuretic, stomach ache, cough and constipation.
Mix 1 tablespoon of mustard seed powder with 500 ml water. Boil until the water evaporates by half. Drink 3 teaspoons 3 times daily before meals.
In this case are made and taken so-called. "mustard pills": 1 tsp mustard flour is placed in the middle of the bread slice and a bread ball is made. It is taken 1-3 times a day after meals.
For flu prevention
1/2 tsp mustard flour mixed with 1 tablespoon honey. 3 times a day, but it should not be long.
Cold and Flu
1 handful of mustard seed powder boil in a little water until thick. The resulting mixture is placed on a cotton or woolen cloth. The compress is applied to the breasts (in the lung area). Check for redness in a few minutes. When slight redness occurs, the procedure is interrupted.
Put 100 g of mustard seed powder in a cotton or other suitable bag. The whole bag is boiled with 2-3 liters of water, in which 1 tablespoon of sea salt is added. Boil until salt is dissolved. Immerse your feet in even warm liquid.
In 1 liter of water mix 20 g mustard flour, 2 tablespoons sea salt and 10 g camphor alcohol. With the finished mixture, make a compress that is applied to the head. Use a suitable cotton cloth. Soak the cloth in liquid and squeeze it slightly. Place on your head. Not recommended for people with kidney problems!