Scientific Name:Brassica juncea   
Vernacular Name:Moutarde de l’inde
Family name :Brassicaceae
Geographic Distribution:Panthropical

Botanical Description

A plant of the genus Brassica in the family of Brassicaceae with yellow flowers and linear seed pods.

Medicinal Use

Essential oil. The hot punget oil expressed from mustard seeds  is used

 sparingly as food dressing.

Other Use

The powder made from seeds of the  mustard plant are used as a condiment

 or spice. The oil from that plant is very cherished by Indian people. The large leaves are consumed as vegetables.


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