INCI-name: nigella sativa
Origin: Ägypten, Iran
Branch: Naturopathy, food, pharmaceutical
The black cumin oil has been used successfully in various fields for more than 2000 years. For its production, the mature seeds of the black cumin plant are carefully cold-pressed. The oil contains up to 2% essential oils that create a strong odor and taste. In addition to a high proportion of polyunsaturated fatty acids, which the body can not produce by itself but is very health-promoting for it, the oil contains valuable ingredients for skin, hair and nails.
Applications of the black cumin oil:
The black cumin oil is a high-quality and spicy vegetable oil for cooking and baking, or also in the cold kitchen. Here it is used for seasoning and salad dressing. As a natural cure it has a long tradition and is used in natural healing because of its essential oils for allergies, asthma and for treating neurodermatose. It supports the immune system and has a pain-relieving and anti-inflammatory effect. In animal medicine, it is often used as a natural remedy, for example for the treatment of psoriasis.