Our seeds are cultivated and harvested from an Organic farm in India. It is then brought to a certified organic facility where it is cold-pressed in a controlled environment under strict guidelines. Once cold-pressed, certified, and batched the unfiltered and unrefined Organic Black Cumin Seed Oil is blessed by a Rabbi to become Certified Kosher. It is then shipped to America where it is packaged in a controlled environment which is a certified USDA Organic & Kosher facility. The black seed oil is Vegan and Gluten-Free by nature.
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WHAT IS BLACK SEED OIL
Indigenous to the Mediterranean region and cultivated into other parts of the world. Black Seed Oil originates from the seeds of the common fennel flower plant – part of the buttercup family, characterized by small, crescent-shaped, black seeds. At Nama Seed our oil comes from harvested and sorted seeds from India, extracted using the cold-pressing method. No chemical additives or heat are added during the process ensuring retention of the oil’s inherent nutrients and purity to make sure our customers are getting the best quality product.
SCIENCE & NUTRITION
Recent studies have shown that Black Seed Oil can be used in various ways to help combat certain diseases and cancer in patients. Today over six hundred scientific studies have shown the benefits of the black seed oil and how it can be used to control autoimmune diseases as well as its effectiveness in helping cancer patients. The most active compounds of the black cumin seed oil that have been extensively studied include crystalline nigellone and thymoquinone.
Black seed oil also contains myristic acid, stearic acid, palmitoleic acid, oleic acid, palmitic acid, linoleic acid, arachidonic acid, vitamins B1, B2, B3, iron, copper, folate, calcium, and phosphorous (Gilani, et al., 441).
USES & BENEFITS
Black seed oil can be used for a variety of uses ranging from treating allergic skin reactions to use in hair care. Here are some of the health benefits of the black seed oil and why it is a recommended natural medicine:
Nigella Sativa offers some of the unique and natural ways of supporting the human immune system. The black cumin oil contains some of the essential compounds that help in strengthening the immune system and makes the body resistant to any infections. The black seeds oil balances the immune system, thus increasing the functionality of the immune but it does not encourage immune reactions against the healthy tissues of the body.
Skin Care/Hair Care
Research shows that the black seed oil shows positive results in the treatment of skin problems such as eczema and psoriasis. The oil helps in soothing the inflammation and improves the speed at which the skin heals (Gilani, et al., 444). The treatment of hair and skin are some of the oldest use of black seed oil. The oil is used in some cultures to soften, strengthen and firm skin as well as increase the hair growth. Studies have also shown that the black seed oil can be used as a natural remedy for removing scars as well as preventing the formation of scars on wounds. The seeds and the oil have vitamins C, E and A together with the antioxidants and beta-carotene that is great for the skin and the hair. The seeds contain nutrients that help in hair growth and softening. The vitamins in the cumin seed oil nourish the skin and causes faster healing of the scars to produce a softer and healthy skin. Black cumin seed helps in improving the health of hair by curing and preventing conditions such as hair breakage, scalp problems such as dandruff, hair loss and psoriasis or eczema.
Another important way of using cumin seed oil is as a detox or for weight loss. Due to the ant-inflammatory effects, the black cumin seed oil also helps in fighting obesity and helps people to achieve optimum health. The black cumin oil and weight loss is tied in that it helps it has preventive properties and boosts the body’s immune system making it a healthy supplement.
Asthma & Allergies
Several studies have shown that the black cumin seed oil has compounds that are anti-asthmatic and can help in dealing with the condition depending on the nature and the cause of asthma. The use of black seed oil was seen to be more effective than using the conventional treatments. The same compounds and properties make the black seed oil beneficial to treating allergies on most people (Shabana, et al., 09).
The Nigella Sativa seeds are important as they can be used to help in digestion by decreasing the amount of gas, stomach pain and bloating. The black seed oil is used to kills the intestinal parasites and reduces the cases of stomach upsets that can be caused by such parasites. The black oil seed was also reported to having a helpful effect on battling fungal infections in the digestive system as well on the skin (Shabana, et al, 13).
The thymoquinone compound found in the Black Cumin Seeds has protective effects on the heart. The thymoquinone compound helps ion normalizing the cholesterol levels and maintaining the blood pressure within the required levels.
Black cumin seed oil is one of the most effective natural ways of dealing with acne. The black cumin oil can be used to cure the skin with acne due to the numerous compounds and vitamin s in the oil that are responsible for keeping the skin healthy. In dealing with the acne problem, the black cumin oil helps to fight the bacteria in the skin pores (Ghlissi, Zohra, et al, 1445). The compounds in the oil are responsible for preventing the growth of the bacteria to a level that can cause skin infection and irritation. The antibacterial properties of the black cumin seed oil helps to balance the level of bacteria on the skin surface and clears the acnes. The thymoquinone compound in the oil is an anti-inflammatory compound that can help in curing the inflamed acne bumps.
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The use of Black oil dates back to the times of King Tut of the Ancient Egypt. History shows that Cleopatra reportedly used black cumin seed oil to treat her hair and skin. Hippocrates was also fond of using the oil to help in digestive troubles.
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