Brassica juncea with high concentrations of selenium. Definition

Medical Definition: Brassica juncea with high concentrations of selenium

Brassica juncea grown in a medium with a high concentration of selenium. Brassica juncea is a plant of the cabbage family that has been used in some cultures to treat certain medical problems such as arthritis, colds, stomach disorders and tumors. The plant stores minerals such as selenium, may prevent the growth of tumor cells. Brassica juncea is being studied for the treatment of cancer. Also known as Indian mustard.

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