Medicinal Qualities of Mustard Oil and Its Role in Human Health against Chronic Diseases: A Review

DOI: 10.18805/ajdfr.DR-1443    | Article Id: DR-1443 | Page : 98-104
Citation :- Medicinal Qualities of Mustard Oil and Its Role in Human Health against Chronic Diseases: A Review.Asian Journal Of Dairy and Food Research.2019.(38):98-104
Rupender Kaur, Ashok K Sharma, Reema Rani, Ibandalin Mawlong, PK Rai ext_rupender@rediffmail.com
Address : SMS Home Science, KVK, Bansur, Alwar under ICAR-DRMR, Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India
Submitted Date : 15-04-2019
Accepted Date : 6-08-2019

Abstract

Fats in its saturated and unsaturated form play an important role in our daily diet. Its overconsumption in either form can be lethal to our body. For example excess of cholesterol, saturated and tram's fat can lead to chronic diseases such as cancer, heart attack, diabetes. Looking into the chemical composition of mustard oil with other edible vegetable oil, this review highlights the health benefits of mustard oil for its medicinal utility like anticarcinogenic property which prevents cancers formation in body, reduces body temperature, antifungal and antibacterial property to treat skin diseases, good appetizer and body toner Further, reduces the adhesive impulses in blood platelets which is helpful to minimize the risk of a heart failure, prevent children's from asthma, allergic cold, and asthmatic eczema, protect eyes and throat irritation and strengthen our RBC by decreases cholesterol and improves RBC membrane structure. Above all, it also adds aroma and flavor increasing the palatability of food thereby increase the oil economy.

Keywords

Chronic diseases and economy Diet advocacy Human health Mustard oil Quality

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