Black Mustard Seeds / Rai (رائی) also known as Brassica Nigra.
Apart from the taste benefits of mustard seeds and the easy availability that made them popular, one can find a number of mustard seed benefits for our health too. Some of the mustard seeds health benefits are mentioned below.
The presence of compounds like glucosinolates and myrosinase in mustard seeds are known to use phytochemicals to inhibit the growth of cancer cells. This is definitely a major mustard seeds health benefit.
Mustard seeds are a source of relief for people having rheumatic arthritis. The selenium and magnesium content in it helps in providing relief from this problem.
The tiny mustard seeds are effective against psoriasis, which is a chronic inflammatory autoimmune disorder.
Relieves Contact Dermatitis:
Mustard seeds offer therapeutic relief in contact dermatitis. It has suggested that consumption of its seeds helps in healing the symptoms associated with contact dermatitis such as healing of tissues and reduction in the ear swelling.