Black cumin seed is a member of the buttercup family and is known as nigella sativa. The small black seed of the plant is where the oil is extracted from. This oil has been used in culinary for thousands of years as well as its medicinal uses. It is one of the oldest potent oil has fatty acids including palmitic, stearic, oleic, linoleic and myristic acids and thymoquinone, crystalline nigellone and various vitamins and minerals, active ingredients and antioxidants.
Helps stomach issues like indigestion, flatulence, bloating. Black cumin seed oil helps treats these stomach problems and even lower levels of constipation due to its carminative function
Helps prevent colon cancer. Black cumin is antioxidant and can help prevent colon cancer and decrease free radical activities in the body.
Reduces inflammation and lubricates the joints, soothes pains of arthritic persons.
Helps prevent asthma attack Using nose drops of black cumin seed oil can lower the severity of asthma.
Helps prevent allergies. Regular us of black cumin seed oil help prevent allergic reactions such as hives, rashes, skin inflammation, upset stomach, chest tightness and other allergic responses.
Skin care. black cumin has antioxidants that moisturizes the skin and helps eliminate bacterial infections, prevents stress, improves the appearance of wrinkles and blemishes and stimulates the growth of new cells.
Boost immune system. It is antibacterial and is used to prevent serious infections.
Lowers hypertension. The fatty acids in black cumin oil help balance cholesterol level in the body and improve circulation which helps lower blood pressure and reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke.
Hair care. Black cumin oil is massage into the scalp or mixed with shampoos to stimulate hair growth and improve appearance of unhealthy skin.
Helps prevent obesity. He healthy fats present in black cumin oil stimulate metabolism which uses energy and in turn reduce fat. it burns passive fats and boost energy levels.
Using black cumin oil is almost common nowadays. But it is still advisable to consult your doctor to help minimize or avoid possible side effects.