Mustard Seed Powder (Yellow) (Organically Grown) Available in 1 OZ, 1/4 LB, 1/2 LB, 1 LB.
Description: Yellow Mustard Powder, known as White Mustard, is the ground seed of the Sinapis Alba Mustard Plant. It is an annual, herbaceous plant, belonging to the Cruciferae (Brassicaceae) family. It is an erect plant, with a thin root producing a grooved and branched stem with pinnatifid leaves and large, yellow flowers. The fruit is a spreading, roundish pod with a large curled beak, divided into two chambers. Each chamber contains two to three yellow seeds. Yellow Mustard has a milder flavor than the Brown Mustard.
Other Names: Brassica Alba, Ground Mustard, Mustard Flour, White Mustard
Part Used: Seeds
Culinary Uses: Mustard can be used in sauces, main dishes, dips, sandwich spreads, deviled eggs, and in salad dressings. Its pungent flavor enhances meats, fish, and fowl.
Medicinal Uses: Mustards are still used today in mustard plasters to treat rheumatism, arthritis, chest congestion, aching back, and sore muscles.
Precautions and Adverse Reactions: As a mustard plaster produces sufficient heat to burn the skin, it must be removed after 15 minutes.