Can I take mustard (sarson) seeds?

Can I take mustard (sarson) seeds?

Yes, you can eat mustard seeds but it should be taken moderately. They are the small reddish-black seeds of annual herbs. The leaves of this plant are consumed as a vegetable. Mustard seeds have a pungent flavor. It is used in the vegetables preparation and raita. It is used mainly for the seasoning. Mustard is used without the skin for pickling. Mustard oil is used in cookery.
The pungent taste and tear-producing properties of mustard seeds are due to nitrogen and sulfur-containing Compounds called isothiocyanates. Mustard seeds are used in treating rheumatism, arthritis, and acidity. Kidney and bladder ailments and bronchial inflammation and are recommended particularly for pregnant women and nursing mothers, to rid the system of accumulated poisons. Mustard greens are rich in vitamin A, B and C and contain bulk fiber, which produces a mildly laxative effect. It should be taken sparingly internally because it can cause inflammation.