Black mustard

Black mustard is one of the most prevalent and widespread introduced plants in Southern California. It is an erect and sparsely pubescent branching annual which can get an 8 meters' height. It contains about 1% sinigrin (allyl­glucosinolate), a thioglycoside-like compound (a so-called glucosinolate) of ally isothiocyanate with glucose.Black mustard seeds have been used by many people in order to confuse their enemies.Black mustard seeds are widely believed to disrupt the activities of unwanted associates or troublesome people and are thus found as an ingredient in formulas like hot foot powder, inflammatory confusion powder, and law keep away powder, and court case oil.