Black seed oil can reduce sinus and lung inflammation and effectively assist in common sinus infection symptoms, such as neck pain, headache, earache, toothache, and congestion.
Black Cumin Seeds Black seed oil or black oil is extracted from the seeds of black cumin plant scientific name Nigella sativa, a flowering shrub. This plant belongs to the ranunculus family which is commonly known as the Buttercup family. The black seed oil is also known as black cumin oil, black coriander oil or black caraway. This plant is native to southwestern Asia, Africa, and the Mediterranean regions. The black cumin seed is called Kalunji in Urdu/Hindi. It is important to keep in mind that the black cumin seeds should not be confused with simple cumin seeds, black sesame seeds or black pepper.
The medical importance of black cumin seeds oil date back to as old as the times of King Tut in Ancient Egypt. According to historians, Cleopatra is also reported to use black cumin seed oil for making her hair and skin more beautiful. The famous Greek Hippocrates is said to use this oil for digestive problems. Recently conducted studies have shown that with the use of black cumin seed oil the autoimmune diseases can be cured.
The black cumin oil can combat the super germs quite effectively due to the chemical compounds present in it like; crystalline nigellone, thymoquinone, myristic acid, palmitic acid, stearic acid, palmitoleic acid, oleic acid, linoleic acid, arachidonic acid, proteins and vitamins like B1, B2, B3, calcium, folate, iron, copper, zinc and phosphorous.