English Name :- Indian Mustard
Botanical Name :- Brassica juncea
Family :- BRASSICACEAE
Parts - Used:- Seeds
Habit :- A small erect herb with simple leaves but lamina is deeply incised, Light yellow flowers
Taste :- Pungent
Chemical Constituents :- Seeds Contains:- Essentials Oils, Isothiocyanates, 2 Antithiamine compounds, Flavonol glycosides, It also contain Protein, Oil & Fibres Oil is more clear and doesn’t give smell like Indian Colza.
Oil Cures swelling and Colic, Leucorrhoea, Polyuria, Oil added with garlic juice: applied externally in Rheumatic arthritis, oil is Antispasmogenic and Neuralgic, Sour Water of Rai is Anthelmintic.
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