Black Cumin Seeds - Nigella Sativa
- Moisture content - average: 8 - 9%
- Oleoresin Yield (Hexane Extract): 24 - 28%
- Oil content: above 30% - upto 36%
- Essential oil Content: 0.55 - 0.65%
- 20 FCL container: 15- 16 MT
- Minimum order quantity: 2,000 kg
- Ethiopian Origin Black Cumin Seed,
- Machine Cleaned; Current Year 2017 Belg Crop,
- Purity: 99.6% (double machine cleaned)
Black Cumin has a long history of uses for food flavors, perfumes and medicinal values. Oil has been used for bringing smell to some medicines, sterilizing of surgical operation fiber, production of some veterinary and agricultural medicines and plastic components.
Black Cumin seeds have an aromatic odor and bitter taste. They are used as an essential ingredient in soup component, sausages, cheese, cakes and candies. The
Ethiopian variety of cumin seed accumulate up to 50% thymol, a monocyclic phenolic compound. The presence of this compound makes cumin valuable source for health care Industry and medicinal purposes.
Black cumin oil packed in 5 litre jerican each
Habbah Sawda' (The Black Seed)
It is recorded that the Prophet Muhammed (pbuh) said: "Use the Black Seed, because it contains a cure for every type of disease, except for death."
The Black Seed (or Habbat Al-Barakah) is called Shuneiz in Persian, black cumin and Indian cumin.
Benefits of Black Seed:
- the Black Seed enjoys some remarkable positive effect against all types of cold ailments,
- helps relieve flatulence,
- extracts the intestinal worms,
- relieves leprosy, and phlegm fevers,
- opens clogs, and decomposes amassing gas and excess moisture that may be congested in the stomach,
- when the Shuneiz is ground, mixed with honey and drunk with some warm water, it will help dissolve the stones that are formed in the kidney and the bladder,
- it is a good diuretic,
- it helps increase the flow during menstruation and the production of milk if it is drunk for several days,
- when it is heated with vinegar and placed on the stomach, it will force out worms,
- when it is mixed with wet or cooked colorynth water, it would then become even more effective in killing worms; hence discarding them out from the body,
- it clears up, decomposes and relieves cold symptoms when it is ground in a rag and inhaled through the nose on a regular basis until the ailment is cured.
Note: "we should state the fact that the dose should be around twenty-five grams, for some people claim that using excessive dosages of it might put an end to the consumer's life."
Black Cumin Seeds Oil researched for very specific health conditions include:
- Type 2 Diabetes: Two grams of black seed a day resulted in reduced fasting glucose, decreased insulin resistance, increased beta-cell function, and reduced glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) in human subjects.
- Helicobacter Pylori Infection: Black seeds possess clinically useful anti-H. pylori activity, comparable to triple eradication therapy.
- Epilepsy: Black seeds were traditionally known to have anticonvulsive properties. A 2007 study with epileptic children, whose condition was refractory to conventional drug treatment, found that a water extract significantly reduced seizure activity.
- High Blood pressure: The daily use of 100 and 200 mg of black seed extract, twice daily, for 2 months, was found to have a blood pressure-lowering effect in patients with mild hypertension.
- Asthma: Thymoquinone, one of the main active constituents within Nigella sativa (black cumin), is superior to the drug fluticasone in an animal model of asthma. Another study, this time in human subjects, found that boiled water extracts of black seed have relatively potent anti-asthmatic effect on asthmatic airways.
- Acute tonsillopharyngitis: characterized by tonsil or pharyngeal inflammation (i.e. sore throat), mostly viral in origin, black seed capsules (in combination with Phyllanthus niruri) have been found to significantly alleviate throat pain, and reduce the need for pain-killers, in human subjects.
- Chemical Weapons Injury: A randomized, placebo-controlled human study of chemical weapons injured patients found that boiled water extracts of black seed reduced respiratory symptoms, chest wheezing, and pulmonary function test values, as well as reduced the need for drug treatment.
- Colon Cancer: Cell studies have found that black seed extract compares favorably to the chemoagent 5-fluoruracil in the suppression of colon cancer growth, but with a far higher safety profile. Animal research has found that black seed oil has significant inhibitory effects against colon cancer in rats, without observable side effects.
- MRSA: Black seed has anti-bacterial activity against clinical isolates of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
- Opiate Addiction/Withdrawal: A study on 35 opiate addicts found black seed as an effective therapy in long-term treatment of opioid dependence.
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