|HOW IT WORKS
The ancient Egyptians knew and used the Black Seed and described it as a panacea (cure for problems/disease). The Romans also knew this seed and called it Greek Coriander. Documented by the Greek physician of the 1st century, Dioscoredes, as an ailment for general health problems such as toothaches, headaches and was mainly used as a dietary supplement.
Black Seed has a stabalising effect on the Human Immune System which combats diseases that are a product of defective immune systems. So if the immune system is maintained, then the over all effect on the rest of the body can be felt.
Blackseed oil has been termed as a body oil similar to a car which also needs oil to work. Black cumin seed oil has so many healing components. Today we have advanced technologically where we can perform laser surgery on the brain. At the same time we have lost a connection to our natural being with many natural remedies such as blackseed oil having been forgotten.
Our modern lifestyle has increasingly neglected our natural way of living and we are constantly assaulted by pollution, unhealthy foods and a life that’s pace has become so fast that we find little time to reflect on our selves. Blackseed is an ancient herbal remedy that more and more people and research papers confirm its wide range of healing capabilities. The value of our health cannot be over estimated.
Modern drugs are designed to solve the problem at hand as quickly as possible, but all too often they are not solving the root of the illness and we find ourselves having to take more and more drugs. Herbal medicine is based on the principle of holistic health, finding the root of the problem. Blackseed is a herb that works in a holistic way like no other herb. It can be compared to borage and primrose oil but is much more versatile.
Black cumin seed contains many components that complement each other so the blackseed oil works synergetically. Blackseed oil is not just a healing medicament that works in an isolated manner but has a broad range of healing capability making it one of the most versatile herbs in the world.
Important Active Ingredients
Blackseed oil contains over 100 components which work together synergetically: 20% protein, 35% carbohydrates, 35-45% vegetable oils and fats, Omega 3 and Omega 6, essential oil 0.5-1.5%, trace elements and enzymes.
Saponin Melathin has strong cleaning properties and is used as a laxative and for destroying parasites. Because of the composition of blackseed oil it is suitable for destroying parasites in infants where most herbal remedies would be too extreme. In food it promotes the absorption of nutrients. It increases secretion and is considered mucolytic and expectorant providing liquefication of bronchial secretion and quick removal of bronchial mucous. Saponin melathin supports the bitter principle nigellin’s curative effect on metabolism for an appetite stimulating, digestant, general cleaning and eliminator.
Nigellin also promotes the function of the liver and kidneys.
Beta-sisterol known for sinking cholesterol level and aids secretion.
Thymoquinone is an antioxidant, which inhibits the formation of undesirable prostoglandins, is anti-inflammatory and has a pain killing effect. It has a choleretic effect (stimulates the production of bile) and is good for fat metabolism and detoxification.
Essential oils have the holistic effect by smells triggering release of hormones and messenger substance. Also they are digested directly through the lymphatics clearing any congestion in the lymphatic system, which then leaves it free to perform it’s function of purifying the blood (essential during any illness).
Selenium and Carotene which have been shown to alleviate cancer. Carotene is converted by the liver into vitamin A, the vitamin known for its anti-cancer activity.
Arginine which is essential for infant growth.
Fifteen amino acids make up the protein content of the black seed, including eight of the nine essential amino acids. Essential amino acids cannot be synthesised within our body in sufficient quantities and are thus required from our diet.
Black seed is also a source of calcium, iron, sodium, and potassium. Required only in small amounts by the body, these elements' main function is to act as essential cofactors in various enzyme functions.