To make homemade mustard oil, add two tablespoons of ground mustard seeds to one cup of sunflower oil, boil them for a few minutes, let the seeds cool and refrigerate them. Store the homemade mustard oil in a glass jar in the refrigerator until used.
To make homemade mustard oil:
- Gather ingredients and tools.
- Pure mustard oil.
- Common mustard oil.
- Mustard essential oil.
A mortar and pestle or grinder is needed to grind the mustard seeds. Get a pan for boiling, a glass jar for storage and the mustard seeds and sunflower oil for the homemade mustard oil recipe.
Using the mortar and pestle, smash the seeds until they become a thick, brownish yellow substance. Collect the pure oil in a glass jar and preserve in the refrigerator until used.
Using the mortar and pestle, smash two tablespoons of mustard seeds and transfer them to a saucepan. Add one cup of sunflower oil and bring it to a boil. Let the contents cool before jarring and refrigerating.
This type of mustard oil cannot be obtained at home since it requires a specific distillation process. Mustard essential oil can be found in stores and online.
Mustard oil is beneficial as a topical moisturizer for skin, hair and nails as well as an aid in assisting with circulatory and digestive issues, according to Liveandfeel.