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The Miracle Seed: Black Cumin (Nigella Sativa)
Black Cumin is an amazing and highly potential in Curing of different ailments. For centuries, the Black Seed herb and oil has been used by millions of people in Asia, Middle East, and Africa to support their health.
By Abdurohman Yessuf
Oct. 14, 2015

Black Cumin is an amazing and highly potential in Curing of different ailments. For centuries, the Black Seed herb and oil has been used by millions of people in Asia, Middle East, and Africa to support their health. An aromatic spice, similar looking to sesame seed except black in color, it has been traditionally used for a variety of conditions and treatments related to respiratory health, stomach and intestinal health, kidney and liver function, circulatory and immune system support, and for general overall well-being. Black Seed is also known as Black Cumin, Black Caraway Seed, Habbatul Baraka (the Blessed Seed), and by its botanical name "Nigella Sativa".

Fig. Black cumin (Nigella Sativa Linn.) seed

The Prophet Muhammad(peace and blessings be upon him) said, "There is healing in the black seed for all diseases except death".From this hadith we can remark that how this seed is Miracle and have many healing effects for lots of diseases.

Black Seed is considered to be the greatest healing herb of our time and it has been much neglected. It is being used to strengthen the immune system, fight and irradiate Prostate Cancer and other tumors, purify the blood and increase longevity. Black seed was found in King Tut's tomb, proving the value of this herb to the Kings.

Prophecy of the Black Seeds

Prophet Mohammad was quoted as saying, "There is healing in Black Seed for all diseases except death." It is also believed that honey was part of the blessed seed treatment. It was part of the tradition to put some honey and ground whole black seeds in the palm of your right hand and lick it up with your tongue. In the days of Prophet Mohammad there was no black seed oil.

Black Seed Oil Treasured by King Tut

Black seed oil was found in the tomb of King Tut proving that the important kings found value in this seed. It was a sign also that of all the gold and diamonds he possessed, black seed oil was part of what he chose to take to the next life. The black seeds were found in his tomb also.

Benefits of Nigella Sativa:

The world is simply astonished of the many benefits of Nigella sativa and the desire to find the best product grows. Besides healing cancer, there are many other benefits of black cumin, such as:

Strengthens the immune system
Promotes lactation

Chemical composition of black seeds

The most important active compounds are thymoquinone, thymohydroquinone, dithymoquinone and thymol etc. Black seeds also contain some other compounds in trace amounts. Seeds contain two different types of alkaloids; i.e. isoquinoline alkaloids e.g. nigellicimine and nigellicimine-N-oxide, and pyrazol alkaloids or indazole ring bearing alkaloids which include nigellidine and nigellicine. The seeds of N. sativa contain protein, fat, carbohydrates, crude fibre and total ash. The seeds are also containing good amount of various vitamins and minerals like Cu, P, Zn and Fe etc. The seeds contain carotene which is converted by the liver to vitamin A. The seeds reported to contain a fatty oil rich in unsaturated fatty acids, mainly linoleic acid , oleic acid , eicodadienoic acid and dihomolinoleic acid.

Generally the wonder of this Seed is based on its multi variant healing potential due to rich content of anti-oxidants and anti-microbial bio active compounds.

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