ISLAMABAD – Mustard oil is extracted from the mustard seeds and it has been in use since ancient times for a whole lot of home remedies to treat various issues.
Mix some mustard oil and coconut oil and apply over your face. Massage your skin in circles for about 5 minutes. Use a wet cotton cloth to wipe your face. Blood circulation is stimulated and your skin becomes light, smooth, and free of pimples.
Some of the benefits of mustard oil are as below :
Mustard oil helps heal chapped lips. Use one or two drops of the oil on your belly button to get rid of chapped lips. It softens your lips and moisturizes them.
Rashes and Infections:
Mustard oil is effective in treating rashes and skin infections due to its anti0-fungal and anti-bacterial properties. Your skin is kept safe from dullness, itching, and dryness. Massage your body with the oil to rejuvenate and cleanse your skin, and increase blood circulation. Skin inflammations are reduced and wounds are healed quickly.
Mustard oil acts as a natural sunscreen because of its high content of Vitamin C and thick consistency. Apply the oil to keep your skin protected from the UV rays of the sun and all other harmful pollutants. It helps prevent skin cancers. Vitamin is also effective as an anti-ageing agent.
Sweat Glands Stimulated:
Mustard oil stimulates the sweat glands and opens the pores in the skin. The body temperature is reduced, and unwanted toxins, salts, and water are removed from the body.
Tan and Dark Spots:
Mustard oil has got the property to remove tan and dark spots on the skin and make it glow. Mix mustard oil, besan, curd, and some drops of lemon juice to prepare a face pack. Apply this pack on your face and leave it on for 10 to 15 minutes. Use cold water to wash it off. Use this mask thrice a week.
Use mustard oil to massage your scalp and stimulate hair growth. It increases blood circulation. The content of Vitamins, minerals, calcium, magnesium, iron, fatty acids, and beta carotene in mustard oil work wonders for your hair.
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