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white mus·tard

the ripe seeds of Brassica hirta; less pungent than black mustard, but with sinalbin, myrosin salts, glucose, and oils. Traditionally considered a digestive irritant and stimulant.
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white mustard

Herbal medicine
An annual plant primarily used as a seasoning, but which may be used topically as a plaster for minor pain.

If left in place for too long, mustard plasters may cause vesication.
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The polyphenol content in analysed sprouts varied from 160 mg GAE/100 g FM in wheat to 774 mg GAE/100 g FM in white mustard. Similar trends were found for flavonoid content--the highest value was observed in white mustard (53.4 mg QE/100 g FM) and the lowest in wheat (15.3 mg QE/100 g FM) and broccoli (15.1 mg QE/100 g FM).
The white mustard plants yields tiny seeds that are used whole in pickling, toasted in cooking, or ground with other ingredients into a condiment eaten cold meats.
This is in accordance with findings of Liu (2005) that tolerance levels of crops are species-dependant and vary under different stress intensities (concentrations and type of pollutants) and growth stages.Germination of maize, cucumber and white mustard (F=0.70ns, 1.03ns, 1.77ns, Pgreater than 0.05, respectively) was not under the influence of water quality.
Catch crops: undersown red clover, white clover mixture with Italian ryegrass (seed rate ratio 1:1) and post-crop white mustard. Catch crops were undersown into winter wheat early in spring when the soil had dried sufficiently.
White mustard plants were randomly bought from the wet market at Bandar Baru Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia.
Besides white mustard, the researchers also evaluated the weed-control effects of field pennycress seed meal and dried distiller grains (DDGs), derived from corn ethanol production.
Four to five white mustard (Brassica hirta Moench) seeds were planted at seven (1996) and 10 (1997) positions, 0.25 m apart, in the center of one of the subplots, shortly before soybean emergence.
and Norris, F.W., 'The Nature and Composition of the Mucilage From Seeds of White Mustard (Brassica alba)', Biochem.
The wild-flower mixture contains around 50 different species including corncockle, sweet alyssum, cornflower, California poppy, flax, borage, lemon balm, corn marigold, poppy, love-in-amist, soapwort, white mustard, crimson scarlet, fennel, and sorrel, among others.
Studies suggest sinalbin degradation products and other compounds released into soil by applications of white mustard seed meals can kill or suppress certain weedy grasses and annual broadleaf weeds.