Mustard Oil

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Description : Mustard Oil is an Oil which is extracted from mustard seeds.

The term mustard oil is used for two different oils that are made from mustard seeds:

  • A fatty vegetable oil resulting from pressing the seeds,
  • An essential oil resulting from grinding the seeds, mixing them with water, and extracting the resulting volatile oil by distillation.

The pungency of mustard oil is due to the presence of allyl isothiocyanate

Skin Benefits : 

  • Removes Tan and Dark Spots
  • Lightens the Skin
  • Natural Sunscreen
  • Stimulates Sweat Glands
  • Treats Rashes and Infections
  • Lip Care

Mustard Oil are derived from the seeds of Brassica nigra and B.juncea. They contain about 30% fixed oil, 20% proteins and 0.5 to 0.9 % of volatile oil. Allylisothiocynate is the principal constituent, which does not occur in these plants as such, but in the form of glucoside, viz. sinigrin which in presence of water and a ferment, viz. myrosinase, is hydrolysed to allylisothiocynate. Allylisothiocynate is also called the essence of mustard. It is a powerful vesicant and irritant. Being a powerful rubefacient, it forms the active ingredient in mustard plasters and other medicinal preparations. Oil of mustard is also widely used in flavouring of all kinds of food products.

Specifications
Mustard Oil
Description : Obtained by Steam distillation of the fermented pressed cake of Mustard seeds (Brassica nigra L.) .
Specifications : Appearance : Colourless to pale yellow, strongly refractive mobile oil, susceptible to darkening on storage.
Odour: : Intensely pungent irritating odour.
Shelf life and Storage : 12 months under the specified storage conditions.  Store preferably in full, tight containers in a cool, dry, place protected from light.
Packing : 200,10kg  steel drums with outer steel drums.
Handling : Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Labelling : The label displays product name, lot number, net weight, gross weight and other information/marks specified by the customer.
Caution
Highly irritant (lachrymatory).Handle with care.
Microbiology : Free from Microbial contaminants