In Indian cooking the seeds are called kalonji. Black seed is not a cumin at all. Black seed oil…
Black seed oil, nigella sativa, comes from the beautiful Love-in Mist flower.Black cumin is an annual flowering plant and the seeds are dark, thin, and crescent in shape.
Black seed oil is considered as a remedy for conditions such as asthma, diabetes, headaches, allergies,high blood pressure, digestive disorders, and rheumatoid arthritis
The taste is a mild, nutty flavor that is unique compared to other nut and seed oils.They can also be added to oatmeal, smoothies or yogurt
Historically, black seed has been used for headache, toothache, nasal congestion, asthma, arthritis, and intestinal worms.
The bottom line? Black seed oil shows true promise in preliminary studies and is likely safe for most people, suggesting that it may be an easy way to help promote overall health—as long as you don’t exceed a few teaspoons a day.