Nigella sativa oil in vial, gravy boat and bottle, seeds in a spoon and black cumin flour in a bowl on a burlap napkin, kalingi twigs with blue flowers and leaves on wooden board background

Black Cumin, also called Nigella Sativa, has been used to keep people super healthy for over 3300 years. The seeds are a part of the buttercup family. They are dark, thin and crescent-shaped when they’re whole.

The Beauty Benefits Of Black Cumin Seed Oil

These health-giving seeds are used throughout history in the Middle East, that the Mediterranean or India – from minor skin irritations to fatal diseases. The seeds are thought to be one of the strongest an anti-inflammatory herbs to exist. Beautiful Cleopatra utilized Black cumin seed oil for a beauty treatment or Queen Nefertiti used it for her nails and hair. Moreover, according to archaeologists King Tut had a bottle of the oil in his tomb to be used in the afterlife.

In today, the oil was examined and many scientific studies confirmed its long-reported health benefits.

Acne Remedy

Thanks to its anti inflammatory and anti-oxidative properties Black cumin seed oil is excellent in the event of treating acne. The oil has the capacity to fix the damaged skin in addition to heal scars left by acne.

Scalp Soother

As we know already the oil has an anti-inflammatory effect, Black cumin seed oil is also good when diluted with any carrier oil (coconut oil, olive oil, etc.) to calm scalp conditions such as inflammation, flakiness or some sort of sensitivity. Simply mix 1 part of Black cumin seed oil with two components of any carrier oil and massage on your bald patches to promote hair growth.

Hair Treatment

One of the distinctive attributes of black seed oil benefits is its ability to help to restore hair loss by strengthening hair follicles, and so strengthen hair roots. Moreover, since the oil is full of anti-oxidants as Thymoquinone it is the ideal ingredient to fight free radicals damaging hair cells.

Daily Moisturizer

The oil is quite rich in the essential fatty acids, antioxidants, vitamins and amino acid. All these components make Black cumin seed oil ideal as a daily skin moisturizer. Also, it protects skin from wrinkles and premature aging.

Weight loss agent

Black seed oil is one of the most popular and best natural solutions for weight reduction. The oil has the power to accelerate your metabolism and also reduce your appetite. Try this recipe: simply mix 1 teaspoon of Black cumin seed oil with a teaspoon of honey and cinnamon (optional), then simply add a cup of room temperature water. Enjoy!