Isn’t it obvious, sharing such a beneficial thing with others can be the best form of care? Of course! Indeed, such a health friendly ingredient originated from Southern Asia, Southern Europe and North Africa. It is holding its position in the scientific dictionary as ‘Nigella Sativa’. Its nicknames are followed by Black Cumin, Fenne; Flower, Devil in a Bush, Love in a Mist, Kalijeera, Kalojeera, Black Seed, etc. An eye-catching title for it is ‘the blessed seed’.
Addressing it as ‘All Rounder’ won’t be a bad idea even. Its diversified use and benefits for health has made it more popular. It starts from its wound healing properties, treating diseases like Psoriasis, and aiding in the treatment of Vitiligo. Besides, it also has a role in preventing cancer, diabetes and hair loss. The Black seed can be a very good choice if one is intending to lose some weight. Additionally, its extent of use is such that it is also used as incense or aroma and burnt.
Black Cumin is eaten in many forms like: mashed form, powder, seed oil, mixing with other food dishes, taken with honey, with salad and etc. Black Seed herb contains over 100 components, many of which still remain to be discovered. It is a rich source of unsaturated fatty acids and contains about 35% oil, 21% protein, and 38% carbohydrates. More than 50% of the oil are essential fatty acids. Indeed it is a blessed seed.