News — Nigella Sativa
Posted by Paul Kitchener on
What is black seed oil? Nigella sativa is a small flowering shrub with purple or white-tinged flowers that grows in Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and western Asia. While it may look unsuspecting, the shrub produces fruits that have tiny black seeds. These black seeds have been used in remedies for thousands of years. Archaeologists even found black seeds in King Tut’s tomb, emphasizing their importance in history for healing and protection. They’re also used in cooking to add flavour to breads, curries, and pickles. When eaten, the seeds have a bitter flavour that’s often compared to cumin or oregano. Some...
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