Nigella

Nigella

Nigella

Product Name

Nigella sativa

Latin Name

Egypt

Origin   

Seeds - Powder

Product Forms

Spring

Season Crop

Black

Color  

Nigella seeds have an oregano-like quality with herbaceous notes, a slight bitterness and a warm, toasted-onion flavor.

Flavor / Aroma

A black, drop-shaped seed

General Description

Black seed was known by ancient Egyptians, Arabs and Persians, who realized its several advantages in treating many diseases including, respiratory system infections such as: common colds, infections of the trachea and bronchitis, urinary and reproductive system infections, and some skin diseases such as warts and hair loss Black seed oil, the Black seed is sometimes used in combination with cysteine, vitamin E, and saffron to ease the side effects of a chemotherapy drug called cisplatin. Some people apply black seed directly to the skin for joint pain (rheumatism), headache, and certain skin conditions. In foods, the black seed is used as a flavoring or spice.

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