Black Seed (Nigella Sativa) | 1% Thymoquinon – Powder, 50g
Nigella sativa extract comes from a small black seed that grows from a flowering plant in the Ranunculacea family. It’s packed full of beneficial compounds, including Thymoquinone which is known to bind to many proteins in the body, giving it a range of potential health benefits.
Nigella sativa is a plant that is native to Southern Europe, North Africa and Southwest Asia but is cultivated as a culinary and medicinal plant in many other regions in the world. Its seeds have been used in Ayurvedic and Asian medicine for millennia due to their purported health benefits. Nigella sativa is often referred to as Black Seed or Black Cumin. Botany’s Nigella sativa extract is standardized to contain 1%+ Thymoquinone, which is considered to be responsible for the plant’s possible medicinal properties.
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What is Nigella Sativa?
Nigella sativa, also known as Black Cumin, Black Caraway, Black Seed, Nigella or Kalonji is an annual flowering plant native to Southern Europe, North Africa and Southwest Asia, but cultivated in many regions of the world. The seed is where the name comes from, a small black seed which is used in cuisine but also in traditional medicine and has been cultivated and used by different cultures for millennia. The seed is packed full of chemical constituents but is a particularly rich source of Thymoquinone, a phytochemical that binds indiscriminately to many proteins. It is Thymoquinone that is thought to give Nigella sativa its potential medicinal properties.
Nigella Sativa Benefits and Uses
Studies have shown that Nigella Sativa may have the following benefits:
- Supports a healthy, fast-acting metabolism
- Promotes a positive mood and outlook
- Promotes feelings of well-being
- Supports bright, clear, healthy skin
- Supports cognitive function and ability
- Supports a robust immune system
Additional Information on Nigella Sativa
The Nigella sativa plant grows to 20–30 cm. The flowers are delicate, and usually coloured pale blue and white, with five to ten petals. The fruit is a large and inflated capsule composed of three to seven united follicles, each containing numerous seeds which are used as spice, sometimes as a replacement for true black cumin.
Where to Buy Nigella Sativa
Botany offers high-quality Nigella Sativa powder in a quantity of 50g. Our Nigella Sativa has been lab-tested and verified for both product purity and identity.
For Best Results:
- Take 500mg orally up to 1 time daily.
- Sensitive to flavors? Feel free to mix your powder into your favorite food or drink.
- Store in a cool, dry place away from light.
- A 50g jar contains 100 x 500mg servings.
- We recommend using a milligram scale to accurately measure dosages.
One Serving (500mg) Contains:
- Nigella Sativa 500mg
- Other Ingredients: none.
- No artificial colors, preservatives, or additives.
This product is contraindicated in an individual with a history of hypersensitivity to any of its ingredients.
Consult your physician if pregnant, nursing, have or suspect a medical condition.
Do not use if tamper seal is broken.