Certified organic NIGELLA SATIVA Seed also known as Black Cumin ,Kalonji, Black Seed.
The NIGELLA SATIVA Seed background.
Popular in Indian cooking, organic nigella seeds are black seeds and have a nutty and slightly smoky, peppery flavor, together with a crunchy texture. Nigella sativa is an annual flowering plant, native to south and southwest Asia. It grows to 20–30 cm (7.9–11.8 in) tall, with finely divided, linear (but not thread-like) leaves. The flowers are delicate, and usually colored pale blue and white, with five to ten petals. The fruit is a large and inflated capsule composed of three to seven united follicles, each containing numerous seeds.
The miracle seed??
The prophet Mohammad reportedly said that seeds of the black cumin plant could cure anything but death itself.
The seeds have been used for many centuries in the Middle East, the Mediterranean and India. Today, black cumin seeds are used as a seasoning spice in different cuisines across the world due to their nutty flavor. Besides their culinary uses, black cumin seeds also have a wealth of important health benefits and are one of the most cherished medicinal seeds in history.
Possible benefits, may help with :
high blood pressure
There are many more benefits and recipes that can be found online.
Black seeds can be boiled for 10 minutes and then strained to make a tea, can be roasted and added to salads, ground into a powder and sprinkled on recipes, added to yogurt, bread dough. There are many recipes online.