We are no strangers to the benefits of mustard oil. Specially, if you grew up in Northern and Central India, you would remember, grandmother to mother, everyone telling you to apply ‘sarso ka tel’ to your hair and body all the time. Even on occasions of holi you are advised to apply sarso ka tel all over your body a day before you go out and play holi in order for colours to come off easily.
Muscle cramps? Massage with hot sarso ka tel.
Dry hair? Apply sarso ka tel to your hair.
Dry skin? Apply sarso ka tel.
Chapped Lips? You guessed it right. Apply sarso ka tel.
So what is it about Mustard Oil aka ‘sarso ka tel’ that makes it such an all-rounder? Let’s look at top five reasons why we should include mustard oil in our diet all the more right now.
- It is packed with essential vitamins and minerals which are good for skin
With the amount of essential minerals like iron and zinc and loads of vitamins, it’s no surprise that people have been used mustard Oil for theuropatic reasons. The minerals present helps rejuvenate dry skins and give relief from other skin irritations like chapped lips among others.
- It provides relief from muscle cramps and body pain
Mustard Oil contains allyl isothiocyanate, a compound well studied for it’s effect on pain receptors. It is also rich in omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acid, which is known to reduce inflammation and relieve pain caused by muscle cramps and body ache. It could also provide relief from inflammation and pain caused by chronic conditions like rheumatoid arthritis. It could be one of the possible reason why elders emphasize so much on a hot ‘sarso ka tel’ wala massage when we complain of muscle cramps.
- Massage oil for babies
It’s a very popular choice for baby massage oil for most of the Indian parents. It’s anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties help prevent the baby’s tender and sensitive skin from various bacterial and fungal infections. There is a popular belief that massaging with mustard oil makes them stronger!
- Promote your heart’s health
Being predominantly full of monounsaturated fatty acids or MUFA, the use of mustard Oil in your regular diet could be good for your health as it lowers bad cholesterol in the body. It also lowers the risk of heart disease compared to other cooking oils.
- Very good for blood circulation
According to Ayurveda, the consumption and application of mustard Oil help improve the blood circulation in the body and opening up sweat gland pores on our skin, which in turn helps in the removal of toxins for the body. It releases muscular tension and skin texture and helps us improve the quality of our lifestyle.
There are countless more benefits of mustard Oil. Right from cooking some of our favourite dishes to making those tangy ‘aam ka aachars’. People in India and abroad use mustard oil for good pungency and bringing authentic taste to the food. It’s pungency brings unique taste along with the aroma to the food, making it a popular choice of cooking oil across India.
However, the quality of mustard oil greater impacts the positives you get out of it. A 100% pure mustard oil in buzzing cities is difficult to find and this is exactly the kind of problem we are trying to solve. Providing 100% pure kachi ghani mustard oil, which is certified Agmark Grade by FSSAI, we plan to provide the best quality oil to our entire customer no matter where they are. To prove our commitment to the cause we are expanding our product range online.
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