Black Seed Oil
Sativa commonly known as black seed. This mild
aromatic herb is indigenous to the Middle East where
it has been used as a traditional remedy for over
2000 years. It was used so extensively that it
became known as the seed of blessing “Habbatul
Black seed is commonly used for bronchial asthma,
bronchitis, and ailments of the respiratory tract.
It is also reduces inflammation, corrects digestive
disturbances and constipation, and fights worms of
the digestive tract. It also helps to improve both
kidney and liver functions, getting rid of kidney
stones and detoxifying the liver. In addition, it
improves milk production in nursing mothers and
increases sperm count in men. Black seed also
increases energy and is a great general tonic. Skin
conditions such as eczema and infections can be
treated by topically applying Black seed.
Allergic Diseases for i.e.:
1-Bronchial Asthma and Hay fever.
2-Infections including Parasitic Infestations.
3-Cancer and in conjunction with cancer chemotherapy.
4-Autoimmune Diseases like Multiple Sclerosis.
Black Seed Oil
Aminoacids, fixed oils Crude fiber, proteins, carbohydrates,
calcium, sodium and potassium, Nigellone.
1-Immuneboosting and stabilizing effect by enhancing Helper
T- cell activity.
4-Others: Antioxidant, Cholesterol lowering effect.
1-tea soon a day with drink or your favourite
Article on the benefit of this product
Title: Black Seed: Many medicines in one
Author: Nature’s Impact magazine
Interest in black seed (Nigella Sativa) is finally
blossoming through the world. Modern research indicates that
this aromatic herb from the Middle East can:
• Increase T-cells for improved immune system;
• Enhance the body’s anti-tumor activity;
• Exert antioxidant and anti-tumor activity;
• Protect against bacteria and fungal infections;
• Relieve prostate inflammation; and
• Increase flow of milk in nursing mothers.
Black seed provides 15 amino acids, carbohydrates, Saponins,
alkaloids, calcium, fiber, iron, potassium, 23 plant
sterols, and volatile oils. Compounds in these volatile oils
help block the spread of several strains of bacteria and
Candida. Thymoquinone, a major component in black seed’s
volatile oils, appears to have potent therapeutic impact on
rheumatism and related inflammatory diseases. In the 13th
century, the Arabic healer Ibn Kaym recommended black seed
for more than 50 medical conditions, including bronchial
asthma, bronchitis, including bronchial asthma, bronchitis,
and other respiratory tract problems. It has also been used
over the last 2,000 years to reduce inflammation, relieve
arthritis pain, soothe digestive troubles, treat
constipation, combat parasites, cleanse and strengthen the
liver, and promote vitality and overall good health.
Chakravarty N: Inhibition of histamine release from the mast
cells by Nigellone. Annals of Allergy 70:237-241, March
1993; Houghton PJ, Zarka R, de las Heras B, Hoult JRS: Fixed
oil of Nigella Sativa and derived Thymoquinone inhibit
elcosanoid generation in leukocytes and membrane lipid
peroxidation, planta Med 61:33-36, 1995.
Reprinted from Nature’s Impact magazine June/July 98 issue
seed: why it should be included in your daily diet?
Many wonderful helping
plants surfaced when the cultures of our world started to
share trade and teach their herbal medicines to each other.
One such plant was Nigella Sativa commonly known as black
seed. This mild aromatic herb is indigenous to the Middle
East where it has been used as a traditional remedy for over
2000 years. It was used so extensively that it became known
as the seed of blessing “Habbatul Barakah”.
In the 13th century, the Arabic physician Ibn Kaym claimed
black seed could be used for over 50 ailments such as
Bronchial Asthma, Bronchitis and other diseases of the
respiratory tract. Also, inflammation reduction, Arthritis
relief, correction of digestive disorders, constipation
relief, fighting parasitic infestations, detoxification and
strengthening of the liver, increased energy and general
good health are among the many benefits from using black
At the 71st annual meeting of the federation of American
societies for experimental biology, a report was issued
supporting some of the medicinal claims of Black seed. Some
medicinal response may be attributed to the increase of
immune enhancing T cells. This may support the black seed’s
role in balancing and strengthening the immune system.
One of the active ingredients found in black seed is called
Nigellone. This ingredient has shown the ability to produce
an anti-histamine response in the body. Studies have shown
the benefits of this anti-histamine response in children and
adults with bronchial asthma. Unlike most bronchial asthma
medicine, Nigellone produced no harmful side effects. A
study conducted by the Amala cancer research center in Amala
Nagar in India showed evidence that Black seed is a potent
antitumor agent. This study also showed that a long chain
fatty acid found in Black seed may be the active component.
THE CHEMICAL COMPOSITION
Black seed contains many active compounds as well as 15
amino acid proteins, carbohydrates, alkaloids, Saponins,
crude fibre, calcium, iron, sodium and potassium. Black seed
also contains 84% fatty acids including linoleic, linolenic
and oleic forms plus very special volatile oils. These
volatile oils contain important compounds that are
antibacterial and antifungal. The antibacterial properties
help inhibit the growth of several species of bacteria as
well as Candida. It is also suggested that this plant can be
helpful in preventing dental plaque.
Black seed can also be
combined with other substances to increase certain medicinal
responses. Black seed contains 23 different plant sterols.
These sterols can fit onto the hormone receptors in the
human body. This ability to fit onto the receptor sites may
be useful in relieving prostate inflammation and unpleasant
The seed is also known as a Galactogouge. This means it helps to increase the flow of
milk in lactating women. Black seed is a herb from the
middle east. It supports our bodies in so many different
ways. It is non habit forming and safe. Black seed works
well with many different herbs and natural substances. Black
Seed and Black Seed & Combinations in capsule form are
available at your local health food store.