Nigella sativa or black seed is also called as black cumin, nigella, kalojeere, and Kalonji is an annual flowering plant in the family Ranunculaceae, native to south and southwest Asia. Black cumin originated in southern Asia, southern Europe, and North Africa. Black cumin seed is known as “Habbat al Barakah” – the blessed seed. The black cumin seed oil is known as hubbath-us-sauda in Arabic.
Black cumin or Nigella Sativa is a herb that is said to have magical qualities. This herb is a life- saving herb and has highly potent properties. This herb has various properties that possess extremely good effects on an individual’s health and well-being. In fact, Prophet Mohammed even said that this herb can cure all diseases that save for death. This herb is been in use for over centuries, there still isn’t much information about the history of this herb. It is but natural to have questions about it, like where it comes from, how safe is it and does modern medicine agree with it.
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Black cumin is native to the Mediterranean region. Gradually it got spread to other parts of the world like Africa, Asia, Eastern and Southern Europe, as well as North America. As per different regions, the herb is used differently at different places. The common factor stays at all region is its intense medicinal properties that have been used to treat various conditions. The plant flourishes in certain parts of the world more than others, including the Middle East, and areas falling under the Mediterranean region, including India, Bangladesh, Egypt, Sudan, Turkey and many more.
The interesting fact about the black cumin seed, it has found its place in the Persian physician Ibn Sina’s book, ‘The Book of Healing’. Ibn Sina extensively praised the black cumin seed for its preventative and restorative qualities, in this book. He believed the herb helped people to recover from fatigue or dispiritedness, and also stimulate the body’s energy. He recommended this herb for a number of illness like fever, headache, common colds, as well as for a soothing agent for skin disorders and external irritations. In India, the black cumin seed has widely found its use in Ayurveda, which is the traditional Indian form of natural healing, where it was used to heal nervous disorders and gynaecological conditions. In the East, Nigella Sativa was used medically for the treatment of digestive ailments, and also as a metabolic booster. Organic products India is the leading organic products manufacturers in India for high-quality Cumin seeds.
- Birth control
- Boosting the immune system
- Cancer prevention
- Digestive problems including intestinal gas and diarrhea
- Increasing breast-milk flow
- Menstrual disorders
- Reduce Obesity