Mustard belongs to the Brassicaceae family and is scientifically called Brassica alba or Brassica hirta. The mustard plants are herbaceous annual plants that grow about 80 cm in height. The seed is usually small, round, and stony with a spiceless flavor. Mustard seeds are referred to as “sarson” in India. The first spice used by the Romans was the mustard seed. The cultivation of this seed has spread substantially and is grown in various countries like UK, USA, Canada, and also India. It is also known to alleviate joint pains, backaches and also relieve stiff and sore muscles.