Indian cooks prefer to use these in their dishes, instead of the larger Yellow Mustard Seeds, which are more commonly used in the west.
Pungent in flavor, warm in nature.
Brown Mustard Seeds warm the lungs to resolve phlegm.
Also referred to as Black Mustard Seeds / Rai / Sarson
Substitutes: Brown Mustard Seeds BIG (very similar) / Yellow Mustard Seeds
Notes: Brown Mustard Seed is used to treat dyspnea (difficult breathing), coughing due to cold-phlegm, and help with hypochondriac fluid retention, etc.