Mustard Oil has long been considered as one of the best edible oils for cooking, both for its unique pungent flavor which it imparts to any dish and also for many health benefits of mustard oil.
There are many such recipes which taste best when cooked with mustard oil. But that is not all. It is believed to have miraculous properties and therefore is used as a home remedy to treat cold, boost immunity, encourage hair growth, and provide nourishment to the skin. All renowned doctors and researchers have agreed alike that mustard oil is beneficial for the heart health, keeping hair and skin healthy and glowing as well as also very useful in treating bone and joint paints. Mustard oil nutrition facts show 60% monounsaturated fats (MUFA), 21% polyunsaturated fats (PUFA), and 12% saturated fats. These fatty acids are considered ‘good fats’ as they do not get deposited on the arterial walls and are required by our body. Thus it is good for the heart, lightens skin, helps in hair growth, prevents premature graying of hair, helps treat cough and cold, bone joint pain etc.