Black seed oil:-
(Kalonji Oil, Nigella Sativa)
Black seed is the annual flowering plant belongs to family Ranunculaceae. It is native to south and southwest Asia. It has numerous black color seed which is present in several follicles. It has pale blue and white color-flowers. Black seeds oil is used for the treatment of headache, toothache, nasal congestion, intestinal worms and “pink eye” (conjunctivitis).
Black seed oil is obtains cold pressing of seeds of Nigella Sativa belongs to family Ranunculaceae. Black seed oil is clear green to brown color liquid. It has characteristic odor of black seed oil.
Botanical name : Nigella Sativa
Common name : kalongi, fennel flower and black caraway
Parts used : black seeds
Colour : Clear green to brown colour liquid
Perfumery note : Characteristic odor of black seed
Shelf life : two years
Density : 0.900 – 0.930
Acid value : less than 5.0
Saponification value : 150 – 170
Iodine value : 125 – 145
Solubility : insoluble in water and soluble in hexane
Storage : In well fitted container in cool and dry place
Black Seed oil contains; Calcium, iron, thymoquinone, linoleic acid, nigellone, oleic acid, potassium, zinc, selenium, magnesium. And Selected vitamins for example vitamin A, vitamin B, niacin, vitamin B2 and vitamin C.
Ans. It is touted as a remedy for conditions such as allergies, asthma, diabetes, headaches, high blood pressure, digestive disorders, and rheumatoid arthritis, headache, toothache, nasal congestion, intestinal worms and “pink eye” (conjunctivitis).
Ans. It is beneficial for hair it helps to soothe scalp conditions that cause inflammation, flakiness, and sensitivity.
Ans. It should be eaten. It can be consumed raw, one teaspoon at a time.
Ans. It helps to fight the bacteria that make acne so persistent. Though it contains essential fatty acids that have been known to cause some acne sufferers to break out, its antibacterial properties tend to balance out any negative effect that the oil might have on the skin.