Do you have serious health issue? Then consider black cumin seed oil, strong – a heavy hitter in the therapeutic oil world
Black cumin seed oil strong
The strong oil black cumin seed oil has a minimum 4% thymoquinone content. The mild one 1.5%. Thymoquinone is the element of the oil that gives it its therapeutic grunt. The higher the thymoquinone content , the more potential therapeutic benefit.
But be warned, strong black cumin seed oil is really pungent and challenging to consume straight off the spoon without having a teaspoon of honey as a chaser. Honey is said to compound therapeutic effect of the black cumin seed oil. I’ve asked around widely but not found any satisfactory explanation as to how this works. So you’ll just have to take my word for it.
People with health conditions that they find challenging may want to consider this strong version of the black cumin seed oil.
People wanting a general boost to their immune systems and as a general prophylactic against a broad range of health conditions, may want to consider the mild version
Non organic black cumin seed oil strong from Bangladesh
Zenian Organic as the name suggest imports organic products. This strong black cumin seed oil oil is an exception to that. To satisfy myself as to the food safety aspect of this oil, I asked for independent laboratory tests to be performed on it before accepting it. Please feel free to ask for these.
Background information on black cumin seed oil
Black cumin seed oil, Nigella Sativa (also called kalonji by Indian peoples and haba al-barakah by Arabic speakers) is one of the great healing wonders of the world. It ranks alongside coconut oil in terms of the sheer number of health conditions for which it can be used. Punching this search in to PubMed ( http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=nigella+sativa ) reveals some 585 scientific references for its use.
Pressed Black Cumin Oil is obtained by careful mechanical pressing of Nigella sativa L. (Ranunculaceae) seed with subsequent filtration, but without further treatment (e.g. deacidification, bleaching deodorization).
The plant is cultivated in Southern Europe and Western Asia. Apart from oil production, the seeds are also used on pastries (e.g. flat bread). The clear, fatty oil is of a green-brownish color, slight spicy odor and pleasantly hot taste. It contains about roughly 0,5 and 1,5% essential oils.
Its recorded use reaches back some 3 – 4000 odd years to Tutankhamun and the ancient Romans, the Ancient Egyptians, Romans, Biblical references – Isiah old testament, Assyrians, Naturopathic masters – Hippocrates, extensive Ayurvedic and Oriental references for use.
The key aspects of this oil are:
- Strong anti-inflammatory effect
- Proven vaso dilatory effect
- Strong anti-viral properties
This is what black cumin seed oil or nigella sativa has been used for:
- Anti inflammatory
- Analgesic – pain
- Natural anti-biotic
- Tumor therapy
- Anti fungal – anti candida
- Thrombosis – blood clot preventer
- Over reactive Immune System (allergies, rheumatism, M.S., leukaemia, hayfever and asthma)
- Hormone System (P.M.S.)
- Allergic Skin Diseases (inflammations, edemas, nettle rash, acne & eczema)
- Digestive Problems
- Cough, Colds & Flu
- Intestinal Parasites (worms; amoeba)
- Liver and Gall bladder complaints
- Kidney and Bladder problems
- Bladder inflammation
- Rheumatic and Arthritic pain
- Bruises and injuries
- Weak concentration, mental exhaustion, lethargy, confusion
- High Blood Pressure
- Colic in babies
- Sexual impotency
How it works
Black cumin seed oil (nigella sativa or kalonji) contains over 100 components which work together synergistically. When we include this healing product in our daily diet we are supplied with an endless list of healing components and nutrition that are required for vitality and good health. It comprises 20% protein, 35% carbohydrates, 35-45% vegetable oils and fats, Omega 3 and Omega 6, essential oil 0-4.5%, trace elements and enzymes.
Fatty acid analysis of the extracted oil:
- 56% linoleic acid
- 24.6% oleic acid
- 12% palmitic acid
- 3% stearic acid
- 2.5% eicosadienoic acid
- 0.7% linolenic acid
- 0.16% myristic acid