Garlic Mustard HIGHLY INVASIVE and it taste good in salads. Harvest right down to the root (and pull out the root )when you find it. You get to eat it and the native wildflowers will thank you. Do not compost, garbage bag it
Many people do not know that a mustard seed plant is the same plant as a mustard greens plant. The seeds can be used as a spice in cooking. Learning how to grow mustard seeds is easy, and this article will help.
Nutritional And Health Benefits Of Mustard Greens And Mustard Seeds
Mustard plant in a farm field. Note for bright yellow colored flowers.White mustard seeds (Brassica alba): The seeds are light straw yellow colored and are slightly larger than the other two varieties. White seeds are mild pungent.Black mustards ( Brassica nigra): The seeds are commonly seen in South Asia. The seeds are sharp and more pungent than other two varieties.Brown mustards (Brassica juncea): The seeds are native to sub- Himalayan plains of Northern India.
One of the oldest spices, dating back 3000 years, mustard has been used, as a medicine. The name, "mustard", derives from the Latin word "mustum" which means "must". They have valuable omega 3 fatty acids, and help relieve rheumatoid arthritis, & asthma, they contain isothiocyanates, known for their anti-cancer effects. Used as a purgative it is valued also for its antifungal and antiseptic effects. One of the most important benefits is being helpful in reducing the frequency of migraines.