Field mustard benefits (Sinapis arvensis)


Remedies with field mustard

Sinapis arvensisField mustard is used medicinally  for depressive problems.

Field mustard food properties

Before producing fruits, field mustard can be used as an edible plant.

The tender leaves can be eaten raw in salads as a spice. They should be eaten in moderation, as its flavor is very strong.

The leaves can also be boiled as if it were vegetables. It is always best to use the most tender parts.

The flowers also are considered edible and can be used as a spice, adding them to meals. They can also be cooked.

  • Germinated mustard seeds: Seeds can be eaten raw or crushed and powdered and added to food as a flavoring.

Once the plant has produced fruits, it can’t be eaten, because it is toxic.

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10 June, 2024

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