Health Benefits Of Black Seeds

Black seeds are also known as black cumin, kalongi and black sesame.

They are also known as seed of blessing.

Botanical Name:

Nigella Sativa belongs to family Ranunculaceae.

Prophet Muhammad ( sallalahu alayhi wa alyhi wasalam) said :

Black seeds has a cure for every illness except death.

A protective and healing power of black seed is amazing. It consider as a miracle cure for a thousand of diseases. Its oil is used in traditional medicines. The potency of nigella seeds is hot.

Nutrients in Black seeds:

It contain many important nutrients that our body need in daily activities. Per 100 gm of black seeds contain:

  1. Protein – 17 gm
  2. Fat – 22 gm
  3. Carbohydrate – 44 gm

It also contain trace elements such as Calcium, iron, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, magnesium, Vitamin A,C,E and K.

Benefits Of Black seeds:

  1. Toothache:

Black seeds are helpful in treating toothache by killing harmful bacteria in mouth. It also clean up plaque.

2. Weight loss:

Black seeds contain active compounds that boost weight loss process in the body. It also boost metabolism.

3. Insulin Resistance :

Nigella seeds are very beneficial for diabetic patients. It play important role in managing the blood glucose level.

4. Liver:

The continuous use of black seed is good for liver. It protect liver from injury. It also detoxify liver by removing harmful chemicals from body.

5. Antioxidant:

Black seeds are rich in antioxidants such as thymoquinone, carvacrol and 4 terpineol. The antioxidants in black seeds binds with cancer cells and flush them out from the body thus, preventing cancer.

6. Inflammation:

Arthritis and PCOS increase inflammation in our body. It contain anti inflammatory properties that lower inflammation.

7. Muscle Cramps:

Black seeds contain potassium that help prevent muscle cramps and reduce blood pressure. Nigella seeds are also good for arthritis

8. Medicinal Properties:

Black seeds contain 2 compounds called Nigella and Melatin that contain high medicinal properties.


Chew 7 or 11 black seeds early in the morning without brushing teeth and drink a glass of warm water

you can also consume 7 black seeds with 1 Tbsp of honey

If you are using black seed oil, consume it 3 – 5 ml/day in either in salad or smoothies.

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