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What are benefits of Mustard oil over other oils ?

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Asked by ignoreme, 26 Nov '10 04:04 pm
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Mustard oil is rich in good fats. It is a good source of MUFA. The oil has approximately 60 percent monounsaturated fatty acids and 21 percent of polyunsaturated fats. Of the 21 percent polyunstaurates, 15 percent is omega 6 fatty acids and 6 percent omega 3 fatty acids.Because of the presence of good fats in mustard oil, it helps reduces LDL or bad cholesterol and increases HDL or good fats. This ensures protection against heart diseases.Mustard oil also lowers triglycerides. High triglycerides results in obesity, kidney malfunctions and hypothyroidism. It may also help lower the chances of blood clotting.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 26 Nov '10 04:10 pm

 
  
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* Stimulant: Mustard Essential Oil is a very strong stimulant, just like Mustard Oil. It is particularly effective in stimulating circulation, digestion and excretion. This oil, if used externally for massage, stimulates circulation very well. The effects are even visible. It stimulates digestion by stimulating secretion of gastric juices and bile from spleen and liver. The excretory system is also stimulated by this oil since the peristaltic motion of the intestines is stimulated.
* Irritant: Although being an irritant is not viewed upon as beneficial, yet it can be beneficial in some cases too. Irritation is nothing but a way of reaction of an organ to an external agent. It also shows that the organ is responding to external stimuli. And here where the benefit is. This property can be used to bring back sensation to those organs which are suffering from numbness or lack of sensation. This property is also used to pump up muscles.
* Appetizer: This essential acts as an appet ...more
Answered by saranathan Narasimhan, 26 Nov '10 05:22 pm

 
  
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Chek this out
http://www.indiaparenting.com/nutrition/data/nutrition033.sh tml
Answered by jijamata park, 26 Nov '10 04:16 pm

 
  
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Tastes better when used in cooking.
Answered by Damodar Biswal, 26 Nov '10 04:08 pm

 
  
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