Nigella Sativa (Black Cumin) is particularly appreciated for its therapeutic and aesthetic properties. Its oil, rich in essential fatty acids, vitamins and minerals, has very precious antioxidant properties. It is an annual herbaceous plant of Asian origin that stands out for the beauty of its flowers with white or blue petals. Belonging to the Ranunculaceae family. Nigella was already popular in ancient Egypt, and traces of its presence have been found in several archaeological sites, the tomb of the pharaoh Tutankhamun is an example.
What are its so beneficial properties?
- Immunostimulating properties - increases the defenses of the immune system. The body reacts better in response to an attack by viruses and bacteria.
- Antibacterial properties - its action is also appreciated in case of infections.
- Anti-inflammatory properties - in case of back pain, headache and joint pain and other bone ailments, Nigella sativa is an excellent ally. It is also particularly effective against some skin disorders (eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, dry skin, sunburn)
- Digestive properties - massaged on the belly, it has a digestive and carminative action. This makes it a very suitable product for fighting stomach ache and slow or difficult digestion.
Don't forget to take Nigella Sativa oil on vacation! The natural solution for burns, dermatitis, infections, redness that often hinder a holiday by the sea or in the mountains.