Black seed oil
Nigella is called the seeds of the one-year flowering plant from the Ranunculaceae family, originating from the Southwest Asia region. The botanical name of the black seed is Nigella Sativa, and its seeds and their oil can meet also under the names of black seed, Polish chelebitka, Roman coriander, and Pharaonic oil. Its popular name is “black cumin”.
The Nigella seeds contain 15 amino acids, including eight of the nine essential carbohydrates, fatty acids, volatile oils, alkaloids and fibers. To its composition we can add minerals like calcium, iron, copper, phosphorus and vitamins B1, B2, B3, B9.
Nigella is used for treating asthma and bronchial problems, rheumatism, diabetes, diarrhea, cough, colds, flu, nasal congestion, headache, hypertension, memory improvement, muscle pain, relief of nervous tension, impotence and the like.