Mustard Oil

What is Mustard Oil?

Mustard oil can refer to two different oils that are made from mustard seeds. The two oils are, a fatty vegetable oil resulting from pressing the seeds and an essential oil resulting from grinding the seeds, mixing them with water, and extracting the resulting volatile oil by distillation. [1]

Artificial Mustard Oil

The pungent taste of Mustard oil is from Allyl isothiocyanate. It can be produced synthetically, sometimes known as synthetic mustard oil. [1]