Black Seeds, 200g

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Black Seeds come from the Nigella Sativa Plant and is also called Black Caraway, Black Cumin and Black Onion Seeds. It has been used to make medicine for over 2000 years. It was even discovered in the tomb of King Tut.

Historically, black seed has been used for headache, toothache, nasal congestion and intestinal worms. It has also been used for “pink eye" (conjunctivitis, pockets of infection (abscesses), and parasites.

Today, black seed is used for treating digestive tract conditions including gas, colic, diarrhoea, dysentry, constipation and haemorrhoids. It is also used for respiratory conditions including asthma, allergies, cough, bronchitis, emphysema, flu, swine flu and congestion.

Other uses include lowering blood pressure, lowering cholesterol levels, treating cancer, and boosting the immune system. 

Women have used black seed for birth control, to start menstruation, and to increase milk flow.

Some people apply black seed directly to the skin for joint pain (rheumatism), headache, and certain skin conditions.

In foods, black seed is used as a flavouring or spice.

HOW TO USE:

It's usually lightly toasted and then ground or used whole to add flavour to food. It can be eaten raw or mixed with honey or water. It can be added to oatmeal, smoothies, porridge etc 


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