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Mustard is good on hot dogs and pretzels, but did you know it's good for you, too? Mustard seeds are among the oldest known home remedies. They're a great source of selenium, magnesium and omega 3 fatty acids. 

People rely on mustard to treat:

  • Migraines
  • Poor Digestion
  • Sluggish Metabolism
  • Insomnia 
  • Anxiety
  • Hair Loss
  • High Cholesterol
  • Muscle Pain 
  • Low immunity

Heifer project participants in Bangladesh plant mustard for both consumption and sale. They grow and sell mustard to boost their income beyond what they earn for the livestock they raise. You can learn more about the benefits of spices and Heifer's commitment to sustainable farming here

Author

Bethany Ivie

Bethany Ivie has been with Heifer International's Little Rock staff since March 2014.