Nigella sativa

         Nigella sativa; the blessed seed....

Medicinal Uses

Nigella sativa is known for its remarkable healing powers. It has been used for centuries all over the world to treat many ailments such as headaches, nasal congestion, toothache, intestinal worms, asthma, diarrhea and dyslipidaemia, and much more. It has also been reported to as a diuretic to promote menstruation and increase milk production in women.

Ibn Sina, a famous philosopher from the medieval times and the author of the most famous book in the field of medicine: "The Canon of Medicine", claims that theBlack Seed is good for intestinal parasites and worms and a good remedy for poisonous bites and stings.

Nigella sativa can help cure cancer!

An amazing discovery was made in South Carolina at the Cancer Research Laboratory of Hilton Head Island, where experimental research proved that Nigella sativa oil had a sucess on tumor therapy without causing the negative side effects caused by chemo therapy. It was actually found that N.sativa increased the growth rate of bone marrow by approximately 250%. Not only that but it was also discovered th N.sativa suppresses tumor growth by 50%!

Nigella sativa is rich in nutritional values!

Black Seed has a high nutritional value. It is very rich in unsaturated fatty acids, Arginie (good for infant growth) and carotene, which is converted to vitamin A; needed for vision, and also helps to act as an anti-cancer vitamin. N.sativa also contains a non-starchy polsaccharide substance (fiber) which is a useful dietary supplment.

Nutritional Value

Black Seed Oil


208 ug/g




1 ug/g




57 ug/g


610 IU/g


1.859 mg/g


105 ug/g


18 ug/g


60 ug/g


5.265 mg/g

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