Botanical Name: Nigella sativa
Extraction Method: Cold-Pressed
Processing Type: Refined
Obtained From: Seeds
Description: Black Cumin is cultivated throughout Asia, the Middles East, and Africa. The carrier oil has a high amount of A, B, and C Vitamins and minerals including potassium, copper, zinc and selenium. It blends well with citrus and herbaceous scents in massage blends.
Color: Light amber.
Aromatic Description: Black Cumin Seed Oil has a somewhat nutty, bitter, pungent odor.
Common Uses: Also known as ‘Black Seed Oil’, Black Cumin Seed Oil has been used as an all-purpose medicinal oil for centuries in Asia and Middle Eastern countries, especially for skin problems. According to a hadith of Islam, the Prophet Mohammed said, “… the black granules (kalonji) are the remedy for all diseases except death.”
Consistency: Medium viscosity typical of vegetable carrier oils.
Absorption: Absorbs into the skin at an average speed, and leaves slight oily feeling on the skin.