Black Cumin Seed Oil

Black Cumin Seed is a complex substance of more than 100 compounds, some of which have not yet been identified or studied. A combination of fatty acids, volatile oils and trace elements are believed to contribute to its effectiveness. Containing a rich variety of vitamins including A, B1, B2, B6, C, Niacin and Folacin, Black Cumin Oil is a nutritive addition to skin and hair care formulations. It also contains an impressive array of minerals including calcium, potassium, iron, magnesium, selenium, copper, phosphorus and zinc. The flavour is pungent but not at all unpleasant. The scent can be strong, herbaceous and somewhat putrid. We advise to use a slight hand when adding this product to skin care formulas.

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Black Cumin Seed Oil

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Black Cumin Seed Oil ~(Nigella sativa) Origin: EGY org. Method: Cold pressed seeds History: Cultivation of black seed has been traced back more than 3,000 years to the kingdom of the Assyrians and ancient Egyptians. A bottle of black cumin oil was found in the tomb of King Tutankhamun, perhaps to protect the ruler in the afterlife. Black cumin was a vital ingredient in many Egyptian dishes. Physicians of the pharaohs used the seeds as a digestive aid after opulent feasts and as a remedy for colds, headaches, toothaches, infections, inflammatory disorders and allergies. Black seed oil has been a beauty secret of women since ancient times. Queen Nefertiti, praised for her exquisite complexion, was an avid user of black seed oil. Black cumin seed oil has been used to ameliorate amoebic dysentery, for parasites and worms, for detoxification, abscesses & mouth ulcers . Modern Research: More than 200 university studies conducted since 1959 attest to the effectiveness of traditional uses of black seed oil. The essential oil of N. sativa seeds is antimicrobial and successful in the ratification of intestinal worms. In vitro studies in Jordan and the US have shown its volatile oil to be anti-leukemic. Other studies suggest this same active ingredient may serve as an immune-system booster and is proven effective in treating asthma and whooping cough.