Vegan Black Seed Oil Soft Gel Capsules,120 (Non-GMO & Vegetarian 500mg), Egyptian Cold Pressed Nigella Sativa Pure Black Cumin Seed Oil
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Black seed oil is also a huge help to your liver because it removes toxins on its own, which means your liver doesn't need to work as hard to maintain normal health. Combine that with this oil's ability to help maintain a healthy pancreas and you'll understand why scientists from all over are extremely intrigued by this plant
The chemical compounds thymoquinone (TQ), thymohydroquinone (THQ) and thymol are most effective when working together, and are naturally occurring in Nigella Sativa. On the outside, its antioxidant properties promote stronger hair roots and increased melanin production which helps maintain healthy skin.
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WHAT IS BLACK SEED OIL?
With so many different options available to you when it comes to supplements, chances are you’ve heard about all the fantastic benefits that come from black seed oil. What people may not know, however, is its history.
The black seed oil is extracted from the seeds of Nigella sativa, a plant native to South West Asia, which is an herbaceous plant that belongs to the buttercup family and can grow up to 60cm high. With green wispy leaves and white petals with blue veins to show off, this versatile plant has been used worldwide for over 2000 years. Research suggests that it dates back to as early as the first century AD with the Greeks and Romans using it as a digestive aid.
The seeds themselves are small, black grains with an oily interior and rough outer surface. Measuring just 1-3mm long, these small grains pack a punch and have a strong peppery, bitter taste with a crunchy texture to match.
Studies suggest it may have numerous applications for health, including the treatment of asthma and aiding weight loss. It’s also applied topically to benefit skin and hair
HEALTH BENEFITS IN BLACK SEED OIL
In traditional medicine, black seed oil has been used to treat a variety of health conditions. As a result, it has sometimes been referred to as “panacea” — or universal healer
While not all of its proposed medicinal uses have been proven to be effective, black seed oil and its plant compounds have been linked to several benefits for health.
High in antioxidants -
Black seed oil is high in antioxidants - plant compounds that help protect cells against damage cause by unstable molecules called free radicals. Antioxidants are important for health, as research has shown that they can reduce inflammation and protect against conditions like heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and cancer. In particular, black seed oil is rich in thymoquinone, which has potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects. As a result, studies suggest this compound may protect brain health and aid in treating several types of cancer
May help in treating asthma - Asthma is a chronic condition in which the lining of your airways swell and the muscles around them constrict, making it difficult for you to breathe. Research has shown that black seed oil, and specifically thymoquinone in the oil, may help in treating asthma by reducing inflammation and relaxing muscles in the airway. One study in 80 adults with asthma found that taking 500 mg of black seed oil capsules twice a day for 4 weeks significantly improved asthma control. While promising, larger and longer studies are needed to assess the long-term safety and effectiveness of black seed oil supplements in the treatment of asthma.
May aid weight loss efforts - While the exact mechanism isn’t fully understood, research shows that black seed oil may help reduce body mass index (BMI) in individuals with obesity, or type 2 diabetes. In one 8-week study, 90 women ages 25–50 with obesity were given a low-calorie diet and either a placebo or 1 gram of black seed oil per meal for a total of 3 grams per day. At the end of the study, those taking the black seed oil had lost significantly more weight and waist circumference than the placebo group. The oil group also experienced significant improvements in triglyceride and LDL (bad) cholesterol levels.
Despite these promising results, more research is needed on the long-term safety and efficacy of taking black seed oil for weight loss.
May lower blood sugar levels - For individuals with diabetes, consistently high blood sugar levels have been shown to increase the risk of future complications, including kidney disease, eye disease, and stroke. Several studies in individuals with type 2 diabetes indicate that a dose of 2 grams per day of crushed whole black seeds may significantly reduce fasting blood sugar levels and haemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) levels, a measure of average blood sugar levels over 2–3 months. While most studies use black seed powder in capsules, black seed oil has also been shown to help. One study in 99 adults with type 2 diabetes found that both 1/3 teaspoon (1.5 mL) and 3/5 teaspoon (3 mL) per day of black seed oil for 20 days significantly reduced HbA1c levels, compared with a placebo.
May help lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels - Black seed oil has also been studied for its potential effectiveness in reducing blood pressure and. High blood pressure and high total and LDL (bad) cholesterol levels are important risk factors for heart disease.
Two studies, one in 90 women with obesity and the other in 72 adults with type 2 diabetes, found that taking 2–3 grams of black seed oil capsules per day for 8–12 weeks significantly reduced LDL (bad) and total cholesterol levels. Another study in 90 people with high cholesterol levels observed that consuming 2 teaspoons (10 grams) of black seed oil after eating breakfast for 6 weeks significantly reduced LDL (bad) cholesterol levels. The oil may also help lower blood pressure. One study in 70 healthy adults noted that 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 mL) of black seed oil twice a day for 8 weeks significantly reduced blood pressure levels, compared with a placebo. While promising, the overall research on black seed oil in reducing blood pressure and cholesterol levels is limited. More research is needed to confirm the optimal dose.
May protect brain health -
Neuroinflammation is inflammation of brain tissue. It’s thought to play an important role in the development of diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. Early test-tube and animal research suggests that thymoquinone in black seed oil may reduce neuroinflammation. Therefore, it may help protect against brain disorders like Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease. However, there’s currently very little research on the effectiveness of black seed oil in humans specifically regarding the brain. One study in 40 healthy older adults found significant improvements in measures of memory, attention, and cognition after taking 500 mg of N. sativa capsules twice a day for 9 weeks. Still, more research is needed to confirm black seed oil’s protective effects for brain health.
May be good for skin and hair -
In addition to medical uses, black seed oil is commonly used topically to help with a variety of skin conditions and to hydrate hair. Research suggests that due to its antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory effects, black seed oil may help in treating a few skin conditions, including: acne, eczema, general dry skin, psoriasis. Despite claims that the oil can also help hydrate hair and reduce dandruff, no clinical studies support these claims.
NUTRIENTS IN BLACK SEED OIL
Black seed oil is incredibly rich in nutrients, containing over 100 valuable nutrients. The seeds are comprised of around 21% protein, 38% carbohydrates and 35% plant oils. The active ingredients in black seed oil are nigellone, thymoquinone and fixed oils. Other vitamins and nutrients found in black seed oil include: essential fatty acids linoleic acid and oleic acid calcium potassium vitamin A, B, B2 and Cironzincseleniumniacin
THE DOSAGE OF BLACK SEED OIL
Black seed can be taken in many different ways, depending on the condition and the treatment required. For those who are just beginning to take the oil, the recommended dosage is one capsule twice a day. The dosage can be increased when the patient is ill, although you should cease use for a few weeks every six weeks or so to ensure that the body does not get used to the supplement.
SIDE EFFECTS OF BLACK SEED OIL
There are no known side effects of black seed oil if taken moderately. However, this product is not recommended for use during pregnancy. Consult your doctor before using the product while breastfeeding.