There’s a new power plant on the scene and it’s making moves… medically. Here’s what you need to know about the latest, yet ancient, health remedy, black seed oil.
What is black seed oil?
Also called black caraway, black cumin, black onion seed, and kalonji, black seed oil is the product of a small flowering shrub native to Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. Known as Nigella sativa, this purple or white-tinged flower produces fruits containing tiny black seeds which have been used in remedies for thousands of years.
In fact, it is believed that black seeds were found in King Tut’s tomb – cementing the importance of the age-old remedy throughout history.
What is black seed oil used for today?
An “excellent source of vitamin E, A, and B,” black seed oil aids in protecting the skin from