Wednesday, 1 May 2013

Mad About Mustard!

The is a versatile spice that adds a tasty kick to anything from hot dogs to sauces and marinades!

Apart form making our food taste great, there are also many used of mustard that don't involve a sandwich! Here are just a few:

1) To help sooth a sore throat
Combine 1 tbsp mustard, the juice of half a lemon, 1 tbsp honey, 1 tbsp salt and half a cup of boiling water! Mix well until dissolved and once cool use to gargle with! Your throat will feel 10 times better!

2) Decongestant
Rub a little mustard onto you chest. Cover with a hot damp cloth and you'll be able to breath easily again in no time!

3) Face mask
For smooth skin and a glowing complexion, spread a thin layer of mustard onto your face. Leave for a few minutes and rinse off! Say hello to radiant skin!

4) Muscle relaxant
Achy Muscles? Try a mustard infused bath! Add 2 tbsp mustard and 1 tbsp bath salts to the warm running water of your bath! Sit back, relax and let the mustard get to work!

5) Hair Conditioner
Mustard oil can work wonders on dull, dry hair! Simply pour a generous amount of mustard oil into hand and massage into hair. Leave in over night, and in the morning rinse with shampoo and conditioner. You hair will be revived, bouncy and silky soft!

So now you have some great ideas to put that leftover mustard to use!


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