The Black Seed has been used throughout many different cultures for more than two thousand years!
Packed full of proteins, carbohydrates, antioxidants, volatile oils, and boasting over 100 health-giving properties; Nigella Sativa (Black Seed) is known to many as ‘the Gold of the Pharaohs’ – mainly because it was found in Tutankhamun’s tomb.
It was also mentioned in The Bible (Old Testament), and the ancient Egyptians also knew of (and used) the Black Seed; describing it as a panacea (a cure for problems/ disease).
The Romans also knew of the black seed and called it ‘Greek Coriander’. Documented by the Greek Physician and Pharmacologist of the 1st century, Dioscorides, as an ailment for general health problems such as toothaches & headaches; it was mainly used as a dietary supplement.
It is also more commonly-known that The Holy Prophet Muhammad once said; “Use the Black Seed for indeed it is a cure for all disease except death.”
For many years, Black Seed has used by millions of people (mostly in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Eastern Europe) as an everyday food supplement. In recent years however, the west have slowly began to learn of the wonderful healing powers of The Black Seed and as such, it is now widely used around Western Europe and America.