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Amazing health benefits of Black Seed/Kalonji.

Kalonji or black seed.


Kalonji is black seeds of Nigella Sativa plant, and it is often called as black cumin. Botanically, it is an evergreen plant from the family Ranunculaceae. Kalonji marks an integral part in your kitchen as a spice. It is used in most popular Indian dishes like Kadhi, samosa, dal, papdi, and kachori. It finds its use in several forms like kalonji oil, roasted seeds and raw seeds, etc. Although they have a bitter taste when eaten raw, they are added to the dishes to enhance their flavors.

Kalonji is a well-known spice that helps in giving a nice aroma to the dishes. It is perfect for health and possesses many medicinal properties too. It is an excellent natural remedy to cure many diseases like diabetes, absent-mindedness, heart problems, constipation, skin problems, blood pressure, and pain. Kalonji also helps in boosting our immune system and fights against various pathogens that enter your body. It can also fight allergies again. Some studies also show that it is helpful in preventing cancer. Kalonji oil is the most potent oil as compared with other oils. Kalonji oil helps in treating rheumatism, and it is also perfect for heart and liver.
Amazing health benefits of Black Seed/Kalonji.
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Health benefits of Black Seed/kalonji.


1. Promotes Heart Health –

 The rich and unsaturated Omega 6 & 9 acids as well as the phytosterols that black seeds contain offer amazing heart benefits and help reinforce elasticity in your blood vessel walls, thereby aiding in the prevention of blood clot formation and arterial pressure. They also help lower your cholesterol and blood sugar too.

2. Fights Fungal Infections –

 The results show that black seed has an effective antifungal and anti-bacterial properties that can extensively treat and cure fungal infections.

3. Reduces Allergies (Sinus Infections) –

 Using black seed oil for allergies can be one of the best ways to get better. Not only is it known to provide quick relief, but it gets you up on your feet faster than most over the counter medication today. Strong anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory compounds work fast to cure and treat sinus infections.
4. Good for Your Skin –

 With all the essential fatty acids, vitamins, antioxidants, and amino acid, black seed oil makes perfect all around daily skin moisturizer. Not only is it great for protection (for sunburn, etc.), but it also has anti-aging properties that help with wrinkles.

5. Detoxifies Body –

 Toxicity is a major concern for many, and finding a natural way to do it can seem impossible. Luckily, black seed oil has been used for detox for years, and studies prove that it can lower toxicity levels throughout the body significantly.

6. Blood Pressure

It is said that daily use of 100 and 200 mg black seed extract for two months could help in lowering blood pressure in patients with mild hypertension.

7.Digestion

Black seeds are carminative, meaning they aid in digestion and may decrease gas, bloating and stomach pain. Black seed oil is often used in remedies for intestinal parasites.

8. Skin and Hair

Black seeds are used in some cultures to naturally soften, strengthen and firm skin and increase hair growth. Some studies even suggest that it could prove to be a very useful remedy against scars and to prevent scar formation on wounds.

Muslims’ use of the Black Seed:


Muslims have been using and promoting the use of the Black Seed for hundreds of years, and hundreds of articles have been written about it. The Black Seed has also been in use worldwide for over 3000 years. It is not only a prophetic herb, but it also holds a unique place in the medicine of the Prophet . 
It is unique in that it was not used profusely before the Prophet Muhammad  made its use popular. Although there were more than 400 herbs in use before the Prophet Muhammad  and recorded in the herbals of Galen and Hippocrates, the Black Seed was not one of the most popular remedies of the time. Because of the way Islam has spread, the usage and popularity of the Black Seed is widely known as a "remedy of the Prophet ." In fact, a large part of this herbal preparation's popularity is based on the teachings of the Prophet .
The Black Seed has become very popular in recent years and is marketed and sold by many Muslim and non-Muslim businesses.

Source.

*https://www.aimilpharmaceuticals.com/kalaunji-nigella-sativa-a-remedy-for-every-diseases/
*https://www.lybrate.com/topic/kalonji-benefits-and-side-effects
*https://www.islamweb.net/en/article/157049/black-seed-nigella-sativa-a-cure-for-every-disease
*https://safebeat.org/cardiac/heart_health/8_incredible_black_seed_benefits_from_heart_health_to_fighting_cancer/

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