Yellow Mustard Oil
Yellow Mustard Oil
Shiva Organic’s Cold-pressed yellow mustard oil is derived from the seeds of the mustard plant through a process that involves extraction through a wood press at low temperatures. This extraction method helps retain the natural properties and nutritional benefits of the oil. Yellow mustard seeds are milder in flavor and less pungent compared to black mustard seeds.
Features & taste:
- Pungent & spicy
- Peppery & tangy
- Distinct aroma
- Enhances & preserves pickles
There are many potential health benefits of cold-pressed mustard oil:
- Source of Essential Nutrients: Mustard oil contains vitamins like A, D, E, and K, along with minerals such as iron and calcium. These nutrients play various roles in supporting overall health and well-being.
- Contains Rich Fats: It is primarily composed of monounsaturated fatty acids, which are considered heart-healthy fats. These fats can contribute to cardiovascular health by helping to regulate cholesterol levels.
- Weight Management: Cold-pressed mustard oil contains omega-3 fatty acids, which are essential for various bodily functions. Omega-3s have anti-inflammatory properties and may support heart health and cognitive function.
- Antioxidant Properties: It is rich in antioxidants, such as vitamin E and selenium, which help protect cells from oxidative stress. Antioxidants play a role in reducing inflammation and preventing damage from free radicals.
- Anti-Inflammatory Effects: It is known for its potential anti-inflammatory properties, which may be attributed to compounds like alpha-linolenic acid. This property can be beneficial for conditions involving inflammation.
- Skin and Hair Care: It is often used topically for skin and hair care. It is believed to have moisturizing properties and may help improve skin texture. Massaging the scalp with mustard oil is also thought to promote hair health.
- Antibacterial and Antifungal Properties: Mustard oil contains allyl isothiocyanate, a compound with known antimicrobial properties. This can help protect against bacteria and fungi, making it a potential natural preservative.
- Improves Digestive Health: It is believed to stimulate digestion and improve appetite. It may also have mild laxative properties that can be beneficial for maintaining a healthy digestive system.
- Good for Respiratory Health: In traditional medicine, mustard oil has been used to alleviate respiratory issues. It is believed to have mucolytic properties, which means it may help break down mucus and ease congestion.
Cold-pressed oils are often recommended for drizzling over salads, as a finishing oil, or for low-heat cooking methods to preserve their flavour and nutritional benefits.
Cold-pressed oils can be sensitive to light and heat, so It's advisable to store them in dark, cool places to maintain their quality.
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Why Shiva Organic’s wooden cold pressed oils?
Shiva Organic’s cold-pressed oils are extracted with slow and meticulous extraction process maintaining the natural quality of the seeds or nuts. This gentle technique preserves important nutrients, antioxidants, and tastes, resulting in a nutritious and nutritionally dense product.
We at Shiva Organic make our Cold pressed oils using raw materials from where they are originally grown and by being stringent in the manufacturing process to ensure high quality. We produce oils the traditional way that ensures the nutrients of the oils are not lost. All products are cold pressed, wood pressed and chemical free.
The varieties of products available at their store include:
Extra virgin Coconut Oil, Yellow Mustard Oil, Black mustard oil, White Sesame Oil, Black Sesame Oil, Castor Oil, Flaxseed Oil.
Authenic Extraction Process
Cold-pressed oils are extracted using a traditional methods of extracting oils involve the use of wooden presses without the use of heat or chemicals. This ensures that the oil retains its natural flavor, aroma, and nutritional value.
At Shiva Organic the oil is extracted at temperatures below 122°F (50°C). This low-temperature extraction helps preserve the delicate compounds in the oil, such as antioxidants and vitamins.
Cold pressing helps retain the nutritional content of the oil, including essential fatty acids, vitamins, and phytonutrients. This can contribute to the potential health benefits associated with these oils.
Retention of Flavour and Aroma
They more often have a more robust and distinct flavor compared to oils extracted using high-temperature methods. The natural flavor and aroma of the raw ingredients are better preserved.
High Antioxidant Content
These oils contain higher levels of antioxidants, which help protect cells from damage caused by free radicals. Antioxidants contribute to the oil's potential health-promoting properties.
They are typically unrefined, meaning they undergo minimal processing. This helps maintain the oil's natural color, taste, and nutritional quality.