When ancient Egyptian kings, European queens, religious prophets and modern scientist come together on an issue, it’s probably worth hearing out. Although today we have more access to information than ever before, we still have a lot to learn from history.
From Hippocrates and Cleopatra, to King Tut and the civilizations that followed, a strange commonality they shared was the value they placed on a certain herb.
That herb is no other than black seeds.
So we decided to go ahead and learn for ourselves, and for our readers, in order to bring to light all the rumored and admired benefits of black seed oil.
You may know black seeds from a variety of different names, depending on which part of the world you’re in. Here are a few of the more popular one’s:
- Kalonji Oil
- Black Cumin Seed Oil
- Nigella Seeds
- Habbatus Sauda
- Graine De Nigelle
- Black Onion Seeds
Where does Black Seed Oil Come From?
Black seed oil is simply an extracted oil substance produced by the squeezing and compression of black seeds. There are countless of home appliances that will let you produce your own oil, or you can buy some on here too.
What are black seeds? The tiny, black, thick shaped cumin seed is most commonly referred to as ‘black seeds’ or ‘black cumin seeds’. They are slightly curved with a rough distinct texture that make them unique and easy to identify.
These ingredients of black seed oil enable it to act as a multipurpose natural remedy for just about anything and everything. Take a look at some of it’s properties:
Just to name a few. The 2 most potent chemicals it contains that cause it to be such an effective remedy is thymoquinone and thymohydroquinone. These 2 are the main responsible compounds that you can credit the wonderful healing effects to.
They assist your body’s immune system directly, giving it aid wherever needed. These powerful anti-inflammatory compounds were probably the main reason why King Tut was found to have a bottle of black seed oil with him in his tomb , wishing to take it to the afterlife.
They’re also the reason the Muslim prophet Muhammad (PBUH) said that they can “cure anything except death itself.”
These 2 compounds are also responsible for striking wonder and awe in thousands of researchers’ minds with all the capabilities this little seed has.
Where do black seeds come from? Black seeds come from the Nigella Sativa flower, and are grown worldwide today.
It’s origins are from North Africa, Mediterranean/Europe, and Asia, and have since spread far throughout the globe and is regarded as one of the most effective natural remedies.