mustardIn an effort to help people quit smoking, there have been numerous studies done. There are also numerous products, herbs and home remedies that claim to help you quit smoking. The need for so many different types of products is not because they do not work, but because every smoker is unique and has different preferences. By offering a large variety of products and ideas to quit smoking, a person is more likely to find a method that appeals to them.

One of the latest methods that are still being studied is the use of mustard to quit smoking.  Mustard is more than just a food topping, it offers many health benefits. The most recent health benefit seems to include smoking cessation. Using mustard to quit smoking is still relatively new and far from main stream. But if further studies prove its effectiveness, it could be one of the cheapest and readily available quit smoking aids on the market.

More About the Miracle of Mustard

Mustard starts as a seed which is either used whole, crushed or otherwise processed. Mustard seeds come from a cruciferous vegetable.  Cruciferous vegetables are well known for providing many health benefits. There are different varieties of mustard plants.

Mustard seeds contain glucosinolates, which have been credited with the following health benefits:

1) improves lung health;

2) has anti-cancer benefits;

3) relieves asthma symptoms;

4) relieves high blood pressure;

5) relieves insomnia;

6) relieves migraine headaches; and

7) helps prevent heart attacks.

It’s amazing that a simple condiment that most people have in their refrigerator can have so many potential health benefits. Most people have no idea these potential benefits.


Mustard To The Rescue

Mustard offers indirect benefits that may help you quit smoking. As such, using mustard to quit smoking is more of an aid and not an actual tool. Eating mustard improves your body’s functions which may help to remove nicotine from your system quicker. Additionally, the taste of mustard can help stimulate you and act as a substitute when you feel the need for a cigarette.

Alot more research needs to be done to confirm whether using mustard to quit smoking is a viable claim.  As it stands now, consuming mustard offers numerous health benefits.

You can do your own study to see if using mustard to quit smoking helps you. Perhaps mustard can work when all other methods have failed or can help you from reverting back to smoking once you have quit. There is no harm evaluating if mustard is the miracle cure for you.