Black Cumin Seed Oil – The Most Powerful Oil for Your Health


Black cumin seeds have been valued from ancient times for their medicinal properties – used by the Egyptians, Romans and Greeks in the West, it has been equally valued in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Indian Ayurvedic traditions. Now modern science is studying it and confirming much of its medicinal value. Its health benefits are discussed below.

Treatment for Nutritional Deficiencies

For those with nutritional deficiencies, black cumin seed oil may be an excellent choice to help restore the body to better health. It is a rich source of Vitamin B as well as minerals like calcium, copper, iron and zinc and contains other healthful nutrients like folic acid, phosphorous, and fatty acids. It also is a good source of protein. It is, in short, a nutritional powerhouse.

Cancer Fighter

Another of cumin seed oil’s active ingredients, thymoquinone, has been shown in multiple studies to be an excellent cancer fighter. It works against cancer in many ways, by inhibiting tumor growth, stimulating the production of bone marrow (which helps strengthen the immune system), protecting the body against the effects of chemotherapy and radiation and also even deactivating certain types of cancer cells.

Immunity Booster

The effects of cumin seed oil on the body’s immune system are massive and extremely beneficial. The active ingredients in this oil stimulate the production of bone marrow cells and other important cells in the immune system, as well as interferon. It also supports healthy liver function and the more efficient detoxification of the body. Because of this effect on immunity, there are many illnesses and conditions which this oil can be good for, including respiratory infections, allergies and sinus problems, gastrointestinal issues like indigestion and diarrhea and emotional issues like anxiety and depression.

Beauty Treatment

Those who consume black cumin seed oil on a regular basis also report that their hair, nails and skin are noticeably healthier and more beautiful. This oil can treat the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles of the skin, treat conditions like acne, eczema and psoriasis, and is even good for more serious issues like burns. Many of the same properties which make it such an excellent skin treatment will also help to strengthen and beauty the hair and nails.

You can find black cumin seed oil in many health food stores or even buy it online. It is recommended that you take one teaspoon of the oil twice a day before meals and it can be taken as is or mixed with juice or even added to a tea. If you are not found of the flavor – which admittedly is strong and pungent – it can also be taken in a pill form and you can reap the same amazing health benefits described above. Buy it today and see what it can do for you!

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  • kinobayeddie

    What about the seeds? How do you use them?

    • Plato

      These are not black cumin seeds. These are nigella seeds called Kalonji or kulanji in the Indian subcontinent. These have long been known for multiple health benefits & are used very regularly in cooking & pickling too. BTW, the pickling in the Indian subcontinent is very different from the way it is done in the west. Studies have shown that Kalonji oil (Black seed oil) is an effective anti-oxidant, anti-bacterial, and anti-inflammatory remedy. As a result, it is often used to fight infections and strengthen the immune system, which is suitable for treating the following conditions: headaches, toothaches, nasal congestion, colds and flus, digestive and gastrointestinal problems, hair and skin problems, allergies, diabetes.

      • rajan

        You are right.. plato.

  • Bluechakra

    Have a table spoon or two of the seeds.

  • Bluechakra

    It also raises the master anti-oxident 'glutathione' in your body more than any other substance on the planet. Read about the benefits and importance of glutathione, a key to 'anti aging'. This is also suppressed science which is why we never hear about it?! Read what Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w) said about Black Seed / Black Seed Oil. He said that in it is a cure for every disease except death. So not not stop using it. Consistency is important.

  • kanwal naeem

    According 2 Quran kalaunji cures all ailments ,except death.

  • c robinson

    I thought they were called onion seeds…spice shop

  • heather

    can anyone recommend a good affordable brand? there are so many price differences when looking to buy… thanks in advance

  • Patricia Singleton

    Just read somewhere else that folic acid is an artificial form of folic and not good for your body.

  • Fred

    Check out Hemp seeds 🙂

  • ashish

    Black cumin seed oil for PSORIASIS
    The prophet Muhammad had said that Black cumin seed/seed oil can cure everything except death.
    Black cumin seed oil has been considered helpful in managing/healing psoriasis as I read over the internet and a lot of people do claim to get benefited from it. Getting impressed by all these claims, I am using RAW black cumin seeds (in place of oil) and I have a feeling that it is working in cohesion with a lot of things that I am doing and it is surely a key ingredient of my holistic healing recipe to heal my own Psoriasis.