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Mustard Seed - Herbal Remedy for Rheumatism

  • Botanical Name : Myristica Fragrans
  • Family Name : Myristicace
  • Other Name - Mustard, Black Mustard, White Mustard, Yellow Mustard, kedlock, Yellow Mustard Seed, White Mustard Seed

Uses of Mustard Seeds

  • Cough
  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis disorders
  • Headache
  • Liver problems
  • Spleen problems
  • Urinary problems
  • Hiccup
  • Digestive disorders
  • Toothache
  • Nervous problems
  • Rheumatism
  • Epilepsy
  • Sciatica
  • Hair problems
  • Colic

How to Use in Different Diseases?

  • The rubefacient action causes a mild irritation to the skin, stimulating the circulation in that area and relieving muscular and skeletal pain
  • Mustard is used in the form of poultices for external application to inflammation, pneumonia, and other diseases of the respiratory organs
  • It is a very useful application for chilblains, chronic rheumatism, colic, etc
  • It also acts as an excellent fomentation
  • It is to treat promotes the growth of the hair
  • A strong infusion of the herb is excellent in asthma
  • The seeds formed a special remedy for sciatica
  • Hot water poured on bruised seeds makes a stimulant foot bath, good for colds and headaches
  • It is useful for treating alopecia, epilepsy, snakebite, and toothache
  • The seed is also used internally, when it is appetizer, digestive, diuretic, emetic and tonic
  • A decoction of the seeds is used in the treatment of indurations of the liver and spleen
  • Mustard tea is useful in hiccup
  • An infusion of the seed is useful for rhrumatism , sore throat and bronchitis disorders

Parts Used

  • Seeds


  • Infusion - 15ml
  • Tea - 2 to 4gm
  • Decoction - 5 to 10ml


Infusion, Tea, Decoction

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