MUSTARD SEEDS are used as a spice and to flavor mustard condiment. Mustard seeds, also known as ‘Sarso‘ or ‘Rai‘ in Hindi. Mustard seeds are a very popular ingredient in the Indian cooking as they impart a very rich taste to food. Mustard seeds are a source of relief for people having rheumatic arthritis. Mustard seeds are a good source of dietary fibres that improve digestion in the body. They make the bowel movements better, thus improving the overall metabolism of the body. The fibre content here is mostly very readily soluble making it effective for use. Mustard seeds are also known to be beneficial for Asthma patients. The presence of minerals like copper, magnesium, iron and selenium in it are responsible for the prevention of Asthma Attacks. Mustard seeds contain protein, calcium, vitamin A and E, omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. Always store mustard seeds in a cool place. Store it in an air-tight container so that it is sealed properly. The container must be completely dry. Whole mustard seeds can last up to one year (at least) and powdered or ground ones last as long as six months.