Frequently Asked Questions

What are cold pressed oils?

  • Oils that are extracted from seeds without the application or generation of heat are known as cold pressed oils.
  • PIR Brand uses state-of-the-art cold pressed technology to produce 100% natural and chemical free mustard oil.

Why are cold pressed oils better for you?

Cold pressed oils have myriad qualities:

  • They are unrefined, unprocessed, natural and chemical-free
  • They retain the flavor, aroma and nutrient content
  • They are rich in naturally occurring antioxidants and vitamins
  • They boost metabolism and improve fat utilization
  • They have anti-viral and anti-bacterial properties
  • They enhance the taste of food
  • They improve the quality of skin and hair
  • They have anti-wrinkle and anti-ageing properties

Why is mustard oil good for your health?

  • Rich in monounsaturated fatty acids that balance cholesterol levels and keep the heart healthy
  • Stimulates secretion of digestive juices
  • Reduces inflammation
  • Stimulates blood circulation and sweat glands
  • Cures cold and cough
  • Acts as a pain reliever
  • Improves hair growth
  • Prevents premature graying of hair
  • Makes nails stronger
  • Fights infections owing to its anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties
  • Nourishes the skin
  • Protects skin from harmful ultraviolet rays

What is the shelf life of mustard oil?

  • PIR Brand mustard oil has a shelf life of 1 year.

What is mustard oil cake? What are its benefits?

  • When extracting oil from mustard seeds, the residue left over after the oil extraction is called mustard oil cake.
  • Mustard oil cakes are used as soil conditioners. They not only fight fungal diseases in plants but also destroy infected seeds and soil. The cakes are also popularly used as cattle feed, as they are rich in protein and other nutrients.