Blackseed and its oil has been used for 1000's of years to promote health and fight disease. It has been traditionally used to treat a variety of ailments and conditions related to respiratory health, stomach and intestinal complaints, kidney and liver function, circulatory and immune system support and to improve health in general.
The only time that blackseed oil should not be taken is during pregnancy due to its possible dilation of the cervix.
Nigella sativa may be used in conjunction with conventional or other forms of natural medicine. Black cumin seed has not only be shown to be combatible with other medicines but also to help counteract any side effects experienced from the use of antibiotics or other potent, chemically based medicines.
Blackseed works best when taken consistently over a period of time.
Asthma & Bronchial Problems
Mix a teaspoon of blackseed oil in coffee. Taken twice daily. Also rub chest with the oil every night and inhale the vapour in hot water.
Backache & rheumatism
Mildly heat a small amount of blackseed oil and then stroke the rheumatic area intensely. A teaspoon of the oil should also be drunk three times daily.
2 teaspoons of blackseed oil daily increases the milk of the woman.
Mix a cup of whole blackseed, a cup of watercress or mustard seeds, 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 of the oil daily before breakfast for one month.
Mix 1 kg of oil of the blackseed with 1 kg of honey; simmer for 15 minutes, add cup of lemon juice; then allow to sit in a cool place. Take 2 tsp every morning for three weeks.
Blackseed can be applied to remove the developed moles from the body, cleans the skin and regularizes the menses.
Mix blackseed oil with the oil of ersa and put a drop in the effected area to cure eye-sore or pain.
Flu & Nasal Congestion
Placing three to four drops of Black Seed Oil in each nostril can relieve nasal congestion and head cold distress.
Massaging the hair with Black Seed Oil regularly may prevent premature hair greying.
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.
One tablespoon of Black Seed Oil mixed with a glass of lemon should be taken twice daily until symptoms disappear.
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 breakfast.
To maintain good health take a teaspoon of Black Seed Oil mixed with one teaspoon of pure honey, twice daily.
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.
Mix any drink with a teaspoon of Black Seed Oil and also take two lobes of garlic every morning with breakfast. Rub all the body with the Oil and expose your body to sun rays for half an hour once every three days. Repeat for one month.
Laziness and Fatigue
One tablespoon of nigella sativa oil with a glass of pure orange juice every morning for at least 10 days.
Nervous Tension Stress
A teaspoon of oil with a cup of tea/coffee to be taken three times daily.
Mix a teaspoon of Black Seed Oil with a cup of yoghurt. Drinking the mixture twice a day until symptoms disappear.
Massage the area with warmed oil.
Mix 200g of ground Black Seeds with Olive Oil & l00g of ground olibanum & 50g of oil & 50g of olive oil & 200g of pure honey. Mix thoroughly and take a tablespoon after every meal.
A tablespoon of oil mixed with honey in any hot drink in the evening.
Toothache & Gums
First cook Black Seeds with vinegar. Add black cumin seed oil. Rinse the mouth with this formulation to help the gums and relieve toothache.
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 then spread over the festering rural ulcers. After lavation treat with vinegar.
For women and delivery
It is the best thing for helping with the pains of labor. Boil the black seed with honey and drink.
Add a few drops of black seed oil to a hot cup of milk and add one teaspoon of honey. Also, eat a lot of lettuce.
Mix 10 drops of black seed oil with a cup of honey. Eat i spoon of this mixture daily, every morning, before you eat or drink anything else. Follow with a glass of milk. Do this for two months.
Internally - Make a tea. Mix equal parts Ground black seed, ground fennel
and peppermint. Add 3- 7 drops of Black seed oil. Sweeten with honey.
Externally - Make a compression. Apply a compression soaked with apple vinegar and black seed to the stomach.
A teaspoon of black seed and honey or with tea before supper offers relief from insomnia and a restful sleep
Nausea / Vomiting
Mix a teaspoon of ground black seed in boiled mint three times daily.
Boil 10 grams of kalonji with half litre of water and filter. Gargle twice a day.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. When ill one should always contact a Practitioner.
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