Mustard oil, commonly known as Sarso ka Tel, is extracted from the seeds of mustard plant. It has a characteristic pungent flavor and a strong aroma. It is rich in unsaturated fatty acids and minerals and is considered one of the healthiest oils.
Mustard oil is loaded with natural fats which can prove to be beneficial for hair. Massaging scalp with the mustard oil provides deep conditioning and increases hair growth due to the presence of certain vitamins and fatty acids.
It also has anti-aging properties that prevent skin cell damage and provide protection to the skin with the help of certain antioxidants. The anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties of Mustard oil fights against certain skin infections. Mustard oil when mixed with aloe vera gel is a good combination to remove all the impurities, hydrate and nourish the skin.
As per Ayurveda, Mustard oil helps improve the digestive system due to its Ushna (hot) property.
It also aids in weight loss by improving metabolism that helps in burning more calories as it contains unsaturated fatty acids. Regular consumption of mustard oil not only helps in reducing weight but also helps in managing heart diseases due to its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
It is advisable to avoid the excessive consumption of Mustard oil as it may cause gastrointestinal problems.
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