Warming and relaxing
Mustard contains curcumin, a yellow pigment which is said to have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. It also stimulates circulation and relaxes the muscles.
Mustard seeds are the small, round seeds of mustard plants. They take up to ten days to germinate, and mature mustard plants grow into shrubs. Mustard seeds are a rich source of oil and protein, as well as the antioxidant cysteine which is said to aid the treatment of arthritis and other inflammatory conditions.