Black seed contains 21% protein, 38% carbohydrates and 35% plant fats and oils. It alsocontains Linoleic acid, Oleic, Calcium, Potassium, Iron, Zinc, Magnesium, Selenium, Vitamins A, B, B2 and C. Since the 1960s there are numerous ongoing studies on the effects of Black seed. The research has shown that the seeds: have anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, broncho-dilating and antimycotic effects; stimulate bone marrow and immune cells; protect normal cells against viruses; destroy tumor cells and raise the number of anti-bodies.
Hand packed and labeled by Shades of Afrika in a 2oz, 4oz, 8oz & 16oz glass vile.
The most pertinent point to be made about black seed is that it should be regarded as part of an overall holistic approach to health and ideally should be incorporated into one's everyday lifestyle. In this way, the many nutritional and healing properties contained in the seed can help build the body's immune system over time, supplying it with the optimum resources it needs to help prevent and fight illness.
Traditionally, 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 overall improvement of general health.
The oil can be used topically for:
- and body/scalp massage.