Black Cumin / Black Seed Oil


Botanical Name: Nigella sativa

Viscosity: Medium

Absorption /Feel: Absorbs Well

Shelf Life: 18 – 24 months

Cold pressed from the seeds of the Nigella sativa plant which is an annual flowering plant, the oil from the seeds has often been held in high regard by ancient medicine ‘Hold on to the use of the black seed, for it has a remedy for every illness except death’. The plant grows to 20-30cm in height with finely divided, linear leaves. The flowers are delicate, and usually coloured pale blue and white, with five to ten petals. The fruit is a large and inflated capsule composed of three to seven follicles, each containing the plants seeds. It is from these seeds that the oil is extracted.

For Skin

Rich in unsaturated fatty acids and with it’s own unique fatty acid profile, Black Seed oil is regenerating and instantly softening to the skin. The oil is ideal for use in massage oil that is designed to stimulate the digestive system, whilst it is energising for the body and immune system. Black seed oil is naturally anti-fungal, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial making it an ideal component to helping clear skin conditions.

For Hair

Black Seed oil has long been popular in hair remedies, it is said by many to promote hair growth and a search around the Internet will find the many websites that advocate it’s use for hair growth. Whilst we have done no specific tests on it’s hair growth, regular application with Black Seed oil does seem to have some highly beneficial effects in terms of vitality and dryness of the hair. Combined with Andiroba oil, you can produce a light, easily absorbed, non greasy hair treatment that conditions your hair day long.

Black seed oil nourishes, softens and conditions the skin without greasiness, a natural hair tonic traditionally used to promote hair growth.

This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.
As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.

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