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THE BLACK SEED History of the Black Seed For over two thousand years the black seed,

a plant from the Ranunculaceae (butt ercup) family, has been traditionally used by various cultures throughout the wo rld as a natural remedy for several diseases and ailments and to improve health in general. The ancient Egyptians knew and used the black seed and described it as a panacea (cure for problems and diseases). Tutankamun even had a bottle of the oil in hi s tomb! The Romans also knew this seed and called it Greek Coriander and used it as a di etary supplement. In the first century, the Greek physician Dioscoredes recorded that the black se ed were taken to treat headaches, nasal congestion, toothache and intestinal wor ms. The black seed is also mentioned in the Bible in Isiah 28:25-27 as the fitches . Ib n Senna, known in the West as Avicenna, who wrote the great medical treatise 'Th e Canon of Medicine', referred to the black seed as the seed that stimulates the body's energy and helps recovery from fatigue . What is Nigella Sativa (the black seed)? Nigella Sativa originates from Western Asia and is a herb that grows about 16-24 inches in height and has white flowers when in bloom. The plant is now cultivat ed from the Near East to India. The deep black, sharp-cornered rectangular seeds (no longer than 3 mm) are the part of the plant that is used for the preparatio n of products. The black seed is cultivated in Russia, Turkey, Egypt, Arabia, Oman, Ethiopia, M iddle East, Far East, India, Bangladesh, France, Germany and the Mediterranean B asin. It also grows wild in Egypt, Syria, Asiatic Turkey and the Balkan States. Nigella Sativa is known commonly in Arabic as Habbat-ul-Baraka (blessed seed) an d in English as Love in the Mist. Research Since 1959, over 200 studies have been carried out at international universities and articles published in various journals have shown remarkable results suppor ting its traditional uses. The Nigella Sativa seed itself contains numerous esters of structurally unusual unsaturated fatty acids and the chemical composition is very rich and diverse. A part from its active ingredient, crystalline nigellone, it contains 15 amino aci ds (including eight of the nine essential ones), carbohydrates, fatty acids incl uding linolenic and oleic, volatile oils, alkaloids and dietary fibre, as well a s minerals such as calcium, iron, sodium and potassium. Recent research on the black seed as an anti-biotic, anti-tumour, anti-inflammat ory, anti-histaminic, anti-bacterial, anti-bronchial and immune boosting agent h as shown great promise. Traditional uses of the Black Seed from around the world For centuries, the black seed and its oil has been used by people in Asia, Afric a, the Middle and Far East to promote health and fight disease. It has been trad itionally used to treat a variety of ailments and conditions related to respirat ory health, stomach and intestinal complaints, kidney and liver function, circul

atory and immune system support and to improve health in general. Please find below some traditional Black Seed remedies that are used around the world: Asthma & Bronchial Problems (Far East, Middle East & Malay Peninsula) Mix a teaspoon of Black Seed Oil in coffee. Taken twice daily. Also rub chest wi th Black Seed Oil every night and inhale the vapour of Black Seed Oil in hot wat er. Backache & other kinds of rheumatism (Middle East & Malay Peninsula) Mildly heat a small amount of Black Seed Oil and then stroke the rheumatic area intensely. A teaspoon of the oil should also be drunk three times daily. Diabetes (India) Mix a cup of whole Black Seeds, a cup of watercress or mustard seeds, half a cup of pomegranate peel, and half a cup of fumitory. Grind the mixture to powder. T ake half a teaspoon of the mixture together with a teaspoon of Black Seed Oil da ily before breakfast for one month. Diarrhoea (India & Middle East) Mix a teaspoon of Black Seed Oil with a cup of yoghurt. Drinking the mixture twi ce a day until symptoms disappear. Dry Cough (Middle East & North Africa) A teaspoon of Black Seed Oil should be mixed in coffee and taken twice a day. Ru b the chest and back with Black Seed Oil. Flu & Nasal Congestion (General) Placing three to four drops of Black Seed Oil in each nostril can relieve nasal congestion and head cold distress. Hair Greying (General) Massaging the hair with Black Seed Oil regularly may prevent premature hair grey ing. Hair Loss (India & Middle East) Stroke the scalp thoroughly with lemon and leave for about 15 minutes, shampoo, wash and dry hair thoroughly. Then massage Black Seed Oil into the scalp. Drink a teaspoon of Black Seed Oil mixed in tea/coffee. Hay Fever (Middle East) One tablespoon of Black Seed Oil mixed with a glass of lemon should be taken twi ce daily until symptoms disappear. Headaches (General) Rub the forehead and the sides of the face near the ears with Black Seed Oil and bandage the head. Also a teaspoon of Black Seed Oil should be taken before brea kfast. Healthy Being (General) To maintain good health take a teaspoon of Black Seed Oil mixed with one teaspoo n of pure honey, twice daily. Healthy Complexion (General) Mix a tablespoon of Black Seed Oil with a tablespoon of olive oil. Rub the face with this mixture and leave it for at least one hour. Wash with soap and water. Hypertension (India) Mix any drink with a teaspoon of Black Seed Oil and also take two lobes of garli

c every morning with breakfast. Rub all the body with Black Seed Oil and expose your body to sun rays for half an hour once every three days. Repeat for one mon th. Laziness and Fatigue (Turkey) One tablespoon of Black Seed Oil with a glass of pure orange juice every morning for at least 10 days. Memory Improvement (Middle East) A teaspoon of Black Seed Oil mixed in 100mg of boiled mint for at least 15 days. Muscular pains (General) Massage the area with Black Seed Oil. Nervous Tension Stress (India) A teaspoon of Black Seed Oil with a cup of tea/coffee to be taken three times da ily. Sexual Impotency (Europe & Middle East) Mix 200g of ground Black Seeds with Olive Oil & l00g of ground olibanum & 50g of Black Seed Oil & 50g of olive oil & 200g of pure honey. Mix thoroughly and take a tablespoon after every meal. Sleeping Disorder (General) A tablespoon of Black Seed Oil mixed with honey in any hot drink in the evening. Toothache & Gums (General) First cook Black Seeds with vinegar. Add Black Seed Oil. Rinse the mouth with th is formulation to help the gums and relieve toothache. Ulcers (Indonesia & India) Roast powdered Black Seeds over the fire. Mix them with oil of orrisroot, or the oil of henna plant, or the oil of camphire plant making an ointment that is the n spread over the festering rural ulcers. After lavation treat with vinegar.

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blackseedoil.co.uk DISEASES AND THEIR CURES BACK-ACHE & OTHER MUSCLE PAINS Mildly heat some Black Seed Oil and then stroke the affected area intensely with the oil, together with a teaspoon (5ml) of Virgin Black Seed Oil to be drunk three times daily. Healing expected within a few weeks, Insha Allah. HEAD-ACHE Rub the forehead and the sides of the face near the ears with Virgin Black Seed Oil then bandage the forehead. Also take a teaspoon

(5ml) of Virgin Black Seed Oil, before breakfast. HYPERTENSION Mix any drink with a teaspoon (5ml) of Virgin Black Seed Oil and also take two lobes of garlic every morning with breakfast. Rub the whole body with Black Seed Oil and expose to sun rays for half an hour once every three days. NERVOUS TENSION / STRESS A teaspoon (5ml) of Virgin Black Seed Oil with a cup of tea or coffee helps to cool you down and eliminate symptoms of tension. STOMACH PROBLEMS Drink a cup of milk with a teaspoon (5ml) of Virgin Black Seed Oil three times daily for five days. This should help cure the problem, Insha Allah. DIARRHOEA Mix a teaspoon (5ml) of Virgin Black Seed Oil with a cup of yogurt. Drink the mixture twice a day for three days. COUGH & ASTHMA Rub the chest with Black Seed Oil, drink a teaspoon (5ml) of Virgin Black Seed Oil morning, noon, & night, and inhale the vapour of Black Seed Oil mixed into hot water. DIABETES Mix a cup of water cress seeds with a cup of Whole Black Seed, half a cup of pomegranate peel, and half a cup of Fumitory. Grind the mixture to powder. Take half a teaspoon of the mixture together with a teaspoon (5ml) of Virgin Black Seed Oil daily before breakfast for one month. HEART DISEASE Drink Virgin Black Seed Oil regularly with any hot drink. This dissolves fats and dilates veins and arteries. GALL & KIDNEY STONES Grind 250 g of Whole Black Seeds thoroughly and mix with 250g of Pure Honey.Take two tablespoons of this mixture in half a cup of hot water. This mixture is to be taken daily before breakfast together with a teaspoon (5ml) of Virgin Black Seed Oil. SEXUAL IMPOTENCY Mix 200g of ground Black Seeds with Olive Oil. 50 ml of Virgin Black Seed Oil & 50 ml of Olive Oil + 200g of pure Honey. Mix thoroughly and take a t easpoon after every meal. This will restore vitality, Insha Allah. MENINGITIS Inhale the vapour of Virgin Black Seed Oil and drink two teaspoons (10ml) of Black Seed Oil with Lemon Juice in the morning and evening. VITILIGO & LEPROSY Rub the affected area with Apple Vinegar and then with Virgin Black Seed Oil for fifteen days. LOSS OF HAIR Stroke the scalp thoroughly with Lemon and leave for about fifteen minutes. Shampoo, wash and dry hair thoroughly. Then apply Virgin Black Seed Oil to the scalp & drink a teaspoon (5ml) of Virgin Black Seed Oil mixed with Tea or Coffee. INFLAMMATION OF THIGHS AND GROIN Wash the inflamed region thoroughly with soap and water. Dry and rub with Virgin Black Seed Oil in the evening and leave until the next morning. FOR HEALTHY SKIN Mix equally, Virgin Black Seed Oil with Olive oil. Rub the face with this mixture and leave it for one hour. Wash with soap and water. LAZINESS 1-2 teaspoons (5-10ml) of Virgin Black Seed Oil mixed with Orange

Juice in the morning makes you active all through the day. MEMORY IMPROVEMENT A teaspoon (5ml) of Virgin Black Seed Oil with 100 mg of boiled mint. RESTFUL SLEEP A teaspoon (5ml) of Virgin Black Seed Oil mixed in a hot drink after supper gives you a quiet sleep all through the night. Insha Allah. PLEASE NOTE - Children under 12 should take half the adult dosage. Not recommended for children under fiv

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