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Rai :[Mustard]

 

 

 

 

 

Sanskrit name

: Rajika

English name

: Black mustard seed, Brown mustard seed, Indian mustard

Hindi name

: Kali rai, Kali sarson, Lal sarson, Rai, Sarson

Latin name

: Brassica juncea

Family

:

Cruciferae

 

Description:

The seed of brassica are used to add  flavour and colour in various forms of food like dal, soups, sabji, kanji, achar, etc.The oil extracted  from the seeds is also  used as a preservative. Warm potency of mustard helps to increase digestive juices in Gastro Intestinal Tract.

 

Ayurvedic Properties:

Rasa : Katu (pungent), tikta (bitter)
Guna : Laghu (light), tiksna(sharp)
Vipaka : Katu(pungent)
Virya : Ushna(hot)
Doshakarma :  

 

Chemical constituent:

It contains essentail oil-40% allyl mustard oil, 50% crotonyl mustard oil. Some allyl cyanide and traces of dimethyl sulfide.

 

Useful parts: Seeds and oil

 

Medicinal Properties:

Carminative, antiinflammtory, stimulant, produces burning sensation and blisters, antimicrobial, antiworm , appetizer, digestive, analgesic, sudorific.

 

Medicinal uses:

Anorexia, indigestion, common cold, abdominal pain, warm infestation, spleenomegaly, cardiac tonic, skin disorders [itching, leucoderma]. Paste of seed can be used in paralysis, joint pain, lumbago, pleuritis, hepatitis, etc.

 

 

Product Name Price US$ Add To Cart
Rai Powder (0.5 LB) US$ 11.99

Rai Powder (1 LB) US$ 19.95

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