Black Cumin (Nigella sativa) Seed Oil is derived from small, black, crescent-shaped seeds that are traditionally known to have many beneficial properties. Due to its faster absorption by the skin, the seed oil is known to be more potent than the seeds themselves.
Its historical usage can be traced back to the Middle East and the Mediterranean where it was used topically as a remedy for skin and hair in particular. The oil contains B-vitamins which are believed to strengthen the skin to protect itself. Its antioxidant and soothing properties helps to soothe dry and irritated skin and keep it moisturized. Alongside its ability to soften and smooth the skin, it is also believed to be suitable to use as a hair oil when dealing with hair loss (Alopecia).
Taken internally, Black Seed Oil is antibacterial, a powerful antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anticancer and has liver and kidney protective properties that enhance the process of healing in a range of conditions, including acne and systemic illnesses like diabetes.