Black cumin seeds are also known by its Latin name – Nigella Sativa. Black cumin has been around for thousands of years. The best seeds come from Egypt. The seeds are used to treat problems such as gastro-intestinal problems such as gas, cramps and diarrhea. They are also used for the treatment of dysentery, constipation and hemorrhoids.
Black cumin seeds are used to treat respiratory diseases such as asthma, allergy and cough. Emphysema, bronchitis, flu, congestion may also be treated with black cumin seeds. It is also used to treat high blood pressure, increased protection of the immune system, as well as act as an anti-carcinogen.
When the black seed is taken orally for the health problems of women, it can be used for contraception to stimulate menstruation cycle and increase milk flow for nursing mothers. When it is used to treat allergies, it may be an antihistamine effect type.
Tea can be made from the seeds of black cumin. To make the tea, grind the seeds into a very fine powder and added to a glass of boiled water, stir and let it cool.
Crushed seeds of black cumin can be used in salads, and it works well when mixed with lemon, cilantro and thin. Ground seeds can also be used to stir fries and bread pans. It’s so versatile; You can add someone to your favorite tea or coffee, and still get benefits.
Asthma can be help with black cumin and it also helps boost the immune system during the cold and flu season.
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