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Encyclopedia > Brown mustard

Brown mustard is a type of mustard seed that comes from Brassica juncea. It most likely originated in Southern Asia near India. It was used as a spice and a source of vegetable oil as well as being the raw material for culinary mustard. It must be harvested by hand, and it has largely been replaced by white mustard, which can be harvested mechanically. Mustard seeds are small, about 1mm in diameter. ... Binomial name Brassica juncea (L.) Czern. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with cooking oil. ... Mustard being spread on bread. ... Binomial name Sinapis alba White mustard (Sinapis alba) is a plant of the family Cruciferae. ...

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Mustard - LoveToKnow 1911 (1500 words)
One drachm to half an ounce of mustard in a tumblerful of warm water is an efficient emetic, acting directly upon the gastric sensory nerves, long before any of the drug could be absorbed so as to reach the emetic centre in the medulla oblongata.
A mustard sitz bath will often hasten and alleviate the initial stage of menstruation, and is sometimes used to expedite the appearance of the eruption in measles and scarlatina.
The domestic remedy of hot water and mustard for children's feet in cases of cold or threatened cold may be of some use in drawing the blood to the surface and thus tending to prevent an excessive vascular dilatation in the nose or bronchi.
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