Mustard Seed | Latin Name: Sinapis alba | Family: Brassicaceae | Extraction: Cold Pressed| Plant Part: Seeds
A vibrant yellow oil obtained by cold pressing the seeds and mainly used in the culinary world.
A small annual plant which grows up to about 1 metre, the fruit pods are what contain the seeds. White mustard most likely originates from the Mediterranean region but many cultivars are grown in Northern, Central and Eastern Europe. The oil in the seed is edible but it is mainly used in making pharmaceutical products, soap, leather and wool articles. In North India, the oil from the Mustard Seed is used to make hair oil, for frying and other cooking purposes.