- In Europe, black cumin seed was commonly used as herbal ingredient in bread dough. Regarding this fact, the German language even introduced a new term for black cumin seed, namely “Brotwurz” (bread herb). For the last decades, black cumin seed had more and more lost its importance, but just recently it experiences a renaissance.
- Black cumin seed oil consists of about 80 percent of unsaturated fatty acids in natural compound, which is a very high concentration of this kind of healthy fatty acid. The content of linoleic (Omega-6-fatty) acid in the seeds amounts to about 55 percent, the one of oleic acid to about 22 percent and the one of alpha-linoleic (Omega-3-fatty) acid to about 1 percent. Those fatty acids are poly-unsaturated and they belong to the kind of fatty acids that are essential for the human organism, which means they are urgently needed for many metabolic processes. But because humans are not able to produce these “good fats” themselves, they have to consume them with their food.
- As an oil it is digested through the lymphatics consequently purifying and unblocking the lymphatic system.
- (NaturalNews) If you have ever woken with a pounding headache or an excruciating migraine, then Nigella Sativa is right for you. The Greeks and the Arabs have been prescribing Nigella Sativa for over 2000 years in the treatment of headaches and it works quickly and efficiently. By simply applying the oil around the eyes and nose, the headache usually disappears within a short period of time.
- Black seed extract oil is an excellent flavouring for many dishes and is great to use during massages of the whole body especially the head as it helps combat dandruff. Lower your cholesterol and pump up your immunity by consuming black seeds with garlic first thing in the morning.