|CAS Registry Number:||57-06-7|
|Water Solubility:||2 g/L (20 ºC)|
|Melting point:||-80 ºC|
|Boiling point:||151-153 ºC|
|Flash point:||46 ºC|
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Allyl isothiocyanate comes from the seeds of black mustard (Brassica nigra) or brown Indian mustard (Brassica juncea). When these mustard seeds are broken, the enzyme myrosinase is released and acts on a glucosinolate known as sinigrin to give allyl isothiocyanate.
Allyl isothiocyanate serves the plant as a defense against herbivores; since it is harmful to the plant itself, it is stored in the harmless form of the glucosinolate, separate from the myrosinase enzyme. When an animal chews the plant, the
allyl isothiocyanate is released, repelling the animal Good for Heart Since Allyl isothiocyanate can be used for cooking purposes; preparation of food in mustard oil can help in reducing the possibilities of heart diseases. Mustard oil is generally recommended for patients suffering from heart diseases as it contains less quantity of saturated fatty acids and high volume of mono-unsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids. Makes Teeth Stronger Treatment for Skin Relieves Constipation Cure for Nasal Blockage Heals Minor Cuts and Wounds Cures Ear Pain
Allyl isothiocyanate can be used to make teeth stronger. Mustard oil has been found to be an effective remedy for toothache. A pinch of salt in few drops of mustard oil can be applied in case of toothache.
Allyl isothiocyanate is very useful for individuals having dry skin. To cure dryness, mustard oil can be used to massage the entire body which may help in improving the quality of skin. Individuals having normal skin can also use mustard oil to get rid of dryness in the winter season. Mustard oil can also be applied on dried lips to make them softer. Application of mustard oil on skin can also help in treating bacterial infections. Regular consumption of Allyl isothiocyanate can help in prevention of digestion problems. Direct massage of mustard oil on the belly both in the morning and at night helps in providing relief from constipation. Moreover, it may also help in clearing impurities from the blood and wasteful toxins from the body.
Allyl isothiocyanate can also be used for the treatment of nasal blockage. Application of mustard oil on both the sides of nose can help in providing relief from nose congestion. Therefore, mustard oil can also be used as an alternative to nose drops.
Allyl isothiocyanate can also be applied on minor cuts and wounds. Mustard oil can be used as a natural remedy to heal wounds and injuries in place of antiseptic creams.
Warm Allyl isothiocyanate can also be used in case an individual is suffering from ear pain. With the help of a dropper, it becomes easier to drop mustard oil in the affected ear. Therefore, mustard oil can also be used as an alternative to eardrops.