Mustard Seed Yellow, Whole

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Yellow mustard seed is harvested from white mustard, a plant closely related to broccoli.

The small, hard, round seeds are used whole ad mixed with other seeds, herbs and spices to produce pickling seasoning. Yellow mustard seed is also briefly toasted to enhance flavor before adding to foods.

contains known allergen: mustard

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information at a glance

approximate cups to one pound3
originunited states
plant part usedseed
contains known allergen

buying & keeping

general guidelines and tips

storage tipsStore in an airtight container in a cool, dark place.
appearance & aromaThe seeds are small, yellow and round.


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cosmeticCrush or grind to use in poultices. The seeds may also be tinctured in alcohol for use in topical antiseptic formulas.
decorativeThe seeds add color contrast in floral displays.
culinaryUse to flavor culinary oils and vinegars. The seeds are also used to make yellow mustard.
industrialOil pressed from the seed is used as an industry lubricant.

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flavor profile

whole yellow
mustard seed

Pungent and mildly bitter.

formulas & recipes

whole yellow
mustard seed

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what else you should know

whole yellow
mustard seed

Sinapis alba, more commonly known as white mustard, is a member of the Brassicaceae family, which includes broccoli and cabbage. It is commonly found in open meadows and pastures, where it serves as a foraging crop. The plant is also referred to as “green manure,” meaning that its decomposition makes it a soil-enhancing cover crop in winter.

White mustard seeds lends hot, pungent flavor to soups, stews, braised foods and to various condiments, including prepared mustard.

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This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

please be advised: 
Before making any changes to your diet you should always consult with your doctor,
especially if you are pregnant, nursing or have existing conditions.