BLACK SEED- BENEFITS AND NUTRITIONAL VALUE

BLACK-SEEDSFor centuries, the Black Seed herb and oil has been used by millions of people in Asia, Middle East, and Africa to support their health.It has been traditionally used for a variety of conditions and treatments related to respiratory health, stomach and intestinal health, kidney and liver function, circulatory and immune system support, and for general overall well-being.

Black Seed is also known as Black Cumin, Black Caraway Seed, Habbatul Baraka (the Blessed Seed), and by its botanical name “Nigella Sativa”.

 

TRADITIONAL USES OF BLACK SEED

Black Seed has been used for a variety of conditions and treatments related to respiratory health, stomach and intestinal complaints, kidney & liver function, circulatory and immune system support, and to improve general health.

Its can be topically used for eczema, psoriasis, arthritis, inflammation, and scalp massage.

BENEFITS OF BLACK SEED

Black Seed is a excellent herb with many benefits, especially when it comes to maintaining a strong and healthy immune system.

It is also very useful to individuals suffering from asthma and respiratory complaints, weakened or over-stimulated Immune system, kidney or liver problems, digestive and stomach problems, arthritis and circulatory complaints, allergies and hay fever, and acne.

Black Seed is a safe and excellent herb that can be used by anyone. It has no known side effects and has a long history of use for several thousand years.
When the Black Seed is fried and finely ground, soaked in oil and then drops are administered in the nose, it will help against cold conditions accompanied by intensive sneezing.

When it is burned and mixed with melted wax along with henna or iris oil, it helps remove the ulcers that appear on the skin of the legs, after washing the skin with vinegar.

When the black seeds are crushed in vinegar and laid on leprous skin, the skin affected by black pigmentation and on the head that is affected by dandruff, it helps relieve these aliments. It increases the flow during menstruation and the production of milk

When it is heated with vinegar and placed on the stomach, it will eliminate helminthes (worms) and when it is blended with wet or cooked colocynth water, it is more effective in removing worms.

NUTRITIONAL VALUE OF BLACK SEED

Black seed includes amino acids, proteins, carbohydrates,  volatile oils, alkaloids,fixed oils, saponin and fiber. Carbohydrates in black seed include the , glucose, rhamnose,monosaccharides arabinose and xylose. The seed also contains calcium, iron, potassium, and sodium.

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