Black Cumin

Organic - Black Cumin

Seasons International Pvt. Ltd. Top Quality Spices Suppliers from India exports high quality of Organic Black Cumin seeds throughout the world.

These Seeds are also known as the “seed of blessing” is considered to be one of the greatest healing herbs of all times. Kalonji, which may also be called nigella, refers to small black seeds grown on Kalonji bushes, which are grown widely through India.
We Seasons International Pvt. Ltd. as Manufacturers and Exporter of Spices provides best quality Kalonji which is both flavorings, added to a variety of traditional foods, and herbal remedy that has been touted as the magic bullet for a variety of ailments. Kalonji seeds are about the same size as sesame seeds, though they have a more triangular instead of oval shape.

These are scientifically called Nigella sativa, goes by several names like black seed and kalonji. These seeds are used in herbal medicines and as a spice by people. They originally come from southwest Asia and have been part of cosmetics and cooking for a long time. Their color is dark black, and their taste is spicy a little smoky. They also contain an intense rich oil.

Specifications

  • Botanical Name

    Nigella Sativa

  • Common Names

    Black Cumin Seed, Black Seeds, Nigella Seeds, Kalonji

  • Purity

    99%, 99.50%, 99.90%

  • Moisture

    Max. 7%

  • Oil Contents

    36%

  • Non GMO

  • Origin

    India

Here are some of its common uses and benefits:

1. Culinary Use: Black cumin seeds are used as a spice in cooking, particularly in Middle Eastern, Indian, and North African cuisines. They add a distinctive flavor to dishes, similar to a combination of onion, oregano, and black pepper. They are often sprinkled on bread, added to salads, soups, stews, and curries, or used as a seasoning for meat and vegetable dishes.

2. Medicinal Properties: These  seeds have been used in traditional medicine for centuries due to their various health benefits. They contain active compounds such as thymoquinone, which has antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and antimicrobial properties.

3. Immune Support: These seeds are believed to help support the immune system and promote overall health. They may help the body fight off infections and protect against illnesses.

4. Respiratory Health: The anti-inflammatory properties of these seeds make them beneficial for respiratory health. They may help alleviate symptoms of asthma, bronchitis, and other respiratory conditions.

5. Digestive Health: These seeds may aid in digestion and help relieve symptoms of gastrointestinal disorders such as indigestion, bloating, and gas. They are also believed to have a mild laxative effect.

6. Heart Health: Some studies suggest that black cumin seeds may help lower cholesterol levels and blood pressure, reducing the risk of heart disease and stroke. They may also have a protective effect on the heart and blood vessels.

7. Skin and Hair Care: Black cumin oil, derived from the seeds, is often used topically for skin and hair care. It is believed to have moisturizing, anti-aging, and anti-inflammatory properties, making it beneficial for various skin conditions such as acne, eczema, and psoriasis. It may also help promote hair growth and improve the condition of the scalp.

8. Antioxidant Effects: They are rich in antioxidants, which helps to protect the body from damage caused by free radicals and oxidative stress. This may contribute to their overall health benefits and anti-aging effects.

Black Cumin in other languages

English: Black Cumin

Hindi: कलौंजीकलोंजी

Chinese : 黑種草, 黑種草 (Hak jung chou)

Thai: เทียนดำ (Thian dam)

Indonesian : Jinten hitam

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