FAQs about the black seed oil
Black seed oil is extracted from the seeds of Nigella sativa, a plant native to southwest Asia (commonly called black cumin). Also known as black cumin seed oil or kalonji oil , nigella sativa oil is an amber-hued oil used in cooking and offers a range of uses.
Black seed oil is extracted from the seeds of Nigella sativa, it is commonly known as cumin seed, black caraway or fennel flower in western countries. Kalonji in Hindi and Urdu. In Arabic countries, it is habbah-as-sawda or habbat ul barakah (The Blessed Seed). It is Schwarzkummel in Germany, hak jung chou in China and cörek otu in Turkey.
The uses of black seed oil can be traced back up to nearly 4000 years. It was recommended to be used by the Prophet (PBUH). It can be used topically or added to types of food.
We are the only company that supplies four different strengths of the oil based on the volatile oil content. No other company gives you this choice. Mild Black Seed Oil – even though we call this ‘mild’, it typically contains 1.2% of volatile oil, which is the maximum you will find in most other brands on the market. Some have been found to be as low 0.3%. Mild is the perfect choice for an introduction to black seed and is also suitable for infants and children, as well as sensitive individuals. Original Black Seed Oil – the original oil typically contains between 1.5% and 2% of volatile oil, making it stronger than the majority of oils available. If you are already familiar with black seed and need something a bit more powerful, this is a good option. Strong Black Seed Oil – our most powerful oil normally contains 4.3-4.9% of volatile oil. This oil is 3-4 times more powerful than most others. This potent oil is a good step up from the original. Extra Strong Black Seed Oil – is the most powerful black seed oil we have found so far. The oil contains about 6.3% of volatile oil with about 3.52% thymoquinone.
You may use this as a guideline for taking the blessed seed oil.
Black seed oil can be mixed in other drinks. You can also consume it raw (not more than 2-3 teaspoons a day) or mixed with honey or yogurt. The oil can also be applied to the skin as well. The oil can also be used as a chest rub. Plus, you can add a small amount of black seed oil in a bowl of boiled water and breathe in the vapor.
The black seed oil varies in taste as well. Mild black seed oil has a less pungent flavor (1.2% volatile oil content). It is the volatile oil that creates the pungency in the taste and for those who do not like the taste, this is the oil to try. If the pungency is still a problem, then there are other options available, as capsules or the blessed seed honey mix.
The side effects of Black seed oil are mild and rare. There is an occasional allergic skin reaction when topically applying black seed oil and consuming it excessively. If you take one or three teaspoons of the oil every day, you will be well within the safe dose. A study, ‘Acute and chronic toxicity of Nigella sativa fixed oil’ concluded that Nigella sativa has low toxicity shown by high LD50 values, essential hepatic enzyme stability, and organ integrity. It suggests a wide margin of safety for therapeutic doses of Nigella sativa fixed oil. Please note that black seed oil is not suitable during pregnancy.
From the moment that the Nigella Sativa seeds are pressed, and the black seed oil is produced, we take great care of it to ensure that it reaches our customers at its finest quality.
Some of the essential ingredients in the oil can be easily destroyed by heat and prolonged exposure to air which is why it’s extremely important to store it in the right place.
Our black seed oil is best preserved in the fridge or a cool, dark place. If at any moment the oil starts to smell “old”, it has become rancid and should be thrown away immediately.
As long as you store the blessed seed oil appropriately, you don’t have anything to worry about!
Black seed oil colour varies from yellow to amber. It is present in the form of black seed oil capsules so hiding the taste. It is critical that when you buy pure and organic black seed or its extracts, the product is authentic and pure because the market is full of second-grade products. You can buy 100% genuine black seed oil from our shop with a money back guarantee!
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