Black Seed Oil is produced from the seeds of the Nigella sativa plant and is one of the oldest herbal spices with recorded uses in many herbal systems and culinary traditions from Asia, the Middle East, Persia and southern Europe dating back more than 4,000 years. The oil and seeds have also been discovered in the tombs of Egyptian pharoahs and the uses of this miracle herb are praised in both the holy texts of Islam and the Old Testament where it is often described to "be a cure for every disease except death".
Adults: Take 1 teaspoon with meals twice daily.
Children: 1/2 teaspoon with meals twice daily.
Black Seed Oil contains several bioactive ingredients that have been the subject of more than 500 clinical and laboratory studies; the most well researched of which are thymoquinone and alpha-hederin. These studies have shown that Black Seed Oil taken internally has the following properties:
Used externally it may also be of assistance in joint pain and inflammation, skin diseases and hair loss, dandruff and premature greying.
High Quality Pure Black Seed Oil is too concentrated to be consumed on its own or applied externally and it needs to be diluted with a suitable carrier oil. Traditionally Habbatus Sauda oil was often combined with Virgin Olive Oil as a carrier oil, however today Virgin Coconut Oil has been shown to have superior synergy with Black Seed Oil as a result of its unique medium chain fatty acids (MCT’s) that enhance the metabolic, weight loss, energy enhancing and antimicrobial properties. When applied externally this synergy with Virgin Coconut Oil also enhances the healing properties for inflammatory skin diseases, protection from premature ageing and sun damage and promoting healthy hair growth.
Antifungal and antibacterial: The combination of Black Seed Oil and Virgin Coconut Oil combines 2 of the most potent natural antifungal remedies against multiple molds and yeasts, especially Candida albicans. Similarly, both these oils have a broad spectrum antibacterial effect, even for many strains of antibiotic resistant bacteria.
Conditions of ageing: Both Black Seed Oil and Virgin Coconut Oil have generated enormous scientific interest for their effects on treating conditions of ageing and the elderly, including Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, neurodegenerative conditions and Parkinsons Disease.
Weight Loss: Both Black Cumin Seed Oil and Virgin Coconut Oil have been shown to promote healthy metabolism, weight loss and reduced waist circumference and have the added advantage of creating satiety and added energy that reduces food cravings and snacking between meals.