In the last years this plant is growing more and more in our gardens and fields. It is also known as a king of all plants that is able to cure everything except death. Its name is Black cumin (Nigella sativa). It is spice herb with many medicinal benefits. Naturally, this plant grows in the warm areas, particularly in Syria, Egypt and India. The ancient Egyptian civilization used this plant for medicinal purposes.
The Egyptians used the herb as a spice for herb and for treating number of diseases, inflammation, allergy, metabolic disarrays, urinary withholding, depression, etc.
You probably didn’t know that in the tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamen was found a bottle of black cumin oil.
The eastern civilizations used to say that this herb can heal every disease except death. This herb was mentioned in the Bible as an inseparable ingredient of the bread that can heal diseases of the lungs, abdomen, jaundice and eliminate vomiting.
The black cumin improves the work of the stomach, boosts the digestion and the hormone releasing. It is very helpful against pulmonary diseases, skin disarrays and issues caused by asthma. It alleviates the allergic asthma, bronchi, cough, and boosts the immune system and enhances the releasing of antibodies. It disables cancer because it boosts the releasing of the killer cells, prevents the healthy cells from damage and eliminates the tumor cells.
The black cumin appeases the spasms of the uterus, enhancing menstruation, reliefs the pain during parturition and it stimulates the producing of milk during breastfeeding. It has been proved as very effective in treating children suffering from bronchitis, asthma, different allergies and atopic eczema.
Black cumin oil
The black cumin oil is the most essential product from the black cumin, which includes a hundred of active matters. It is derived by cold pressing of the grown-up seeds of black cumin. It includes nigellon which widens the bronchi and eases the muscles and thymoquinone which is decreasing the blood cholesterol, boosts the emission of bile and upholds digestion. This oil cures lung diseases, bronchial asthma, migraine, disallows hair loss and weight gain.
It also has antibacterial activity
For a long time it has been used for healing symptoms of diabetes, rheumatism, withering inflammation and increased blood pressure. For this reason, people that are experiencing these diseases need to eat food that includes this oil for a period of at least six months.
This oil can be nice addition to your salad, or it can be used for cooking, but make sure you apply it just before you are done with the cooking. If you cook it too long it might lose some of the medicinal matters.
In order to treat some diseases you need to take 25 drops three times at day, and if you want to prevent yourself consume 25 drops during the whole day.
Black cumin tea against bronchitis and cough
In order to make this tea you will need to mix one tablespoon of black cumin, one teaspoon of chamomile and ½ of anise in a cup filled with hot water. Leave it to rest for 10 minutes, then filtrate it and add one teaspoon of honey. Consume the tea few times during the day.
Syrup against asthma
Chop one teaspoon black cumin, crush two cloves of garlic and mix them together. Add two tablespoons of honey. You will need to take one teaspoon first thing in the morning, on an empty stomach. Repeat this method for three weeks and you will have noticeable results.