Black Seed Oil comes from the flowering plant, Nigella Sativa, in southwest Asia. This plant grows about twelve inches tall, has thread like leaves with
delicate, pale, blue and white flowers. The fruit of this plant
contains follicles, each containing numerous seeds. The seeds are
pressed to make oil. The Nigella Sativa has been used since ancient times in Asia, the Middle East and Africa as an herb or pressed into oil.
Black seeds have been used medicinally for a variety of conditions including: respiratory, intestinal, kidney, liver, circulatory, and immune system health. They have antibacterial, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic, anti-viral and anti-cancer properties. They have antioxidants benefits! They've been used for well being, often used as a food flavoring. Eat them plain, mix with honey, grind up in milk or water, sprinkle on breads, pastries and salads.
BENEFITS: Manage Rheumatoid Arthritis, Reduce Weight, Lower Bad Cholesterol, Improve Memory and Attention, Relieve Allergies.
This natural oil is light brown in color with an herbaceous aroma. An added citrus or herb fragrance complements its aroma. It has a shelf life of approximately two years. It contains rich benefits of vitamin C, A, B1, B2, B3 and B6. It contains a variety of minerals including: calcium, potassium, iron, magnesium, selenium, copper, phosphorus, and zinc. The impressive content of vitamins and minerals makes it a very nutritive addition to skin and hair formulations.
Use oil in a variety of natural bath products and natural body products: lotions, soaps, creams, conditioners, balms. Use in massage oil blends.
SKIN CARE: Combat psoriasis, acne, eczema. Reduce inflammation. Moisturize. Restore and improve regeneration of skin. Reduce appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and scars.
HAIR CARE: Dilute it with a carrier oil to soothe scalp conditions that cause inflammation and flakiness. It may help regrow thinning hair.
SOAP MAKING INFORMATION:
SAPONIFICATION VALUE: 185 - 205
NaOH: .137 oz., KOH: .193 oz.
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