Black Cumin Seed Oil - Virgin
Botanical binomial: Nigella sativa
INCI Name: Nigella Sativa (Black Cumin) Seed Oil
CAS No.: 90064-32-7
Country of Origin: Turkey
Part of plant used in production: Seed
Methods of production: Cold Pressed
Description: Black cumin (Nigella satvia) is an annual flowering plant native to the Mediterranean. The oil is a light amber colour and absorbs into the skin at a medium rate.
Properties: Anti-allergenic, antioxidant, antiseptic, broncho-dialating, immuno-stimulant, lymphatic, tonic
Constituents Alanine, arginine, ascorbic-acid, asparagine, campesterol, carvone, cymene, cystine, dehydroascorbic-acid, eicosadienoic-acid, glucose, glutamic-acid, glycine, iron, isoleucine, leucine, d-limonene, linoleic-acid, linolenic-acid, lipase, lysine, methionine, myristic-acid, nigellin, nigellone, oleic-acid, palmitic-acid, phenylalanine, phytosterols, potassium, beta-sitosterol, alpha-spinasterol, stearic-acid, stigmasterol, tannin, threonine, thymohydroquinone, thymoquinone, tryptophan
Uses: An all-purpose medicinal carrier oil used in skincare for it's high amounts of vitamins A, B and C.
Blends Well With: Citrus essential oils, herbaceous scents
Interesting Facts: In the Old Testament, Muhammad states "hold onto use of the blackseed, for it has a remedy for every illness except death." There are records of both Cleopatra and Hypocrates using black cumin seed oil for health and longevity. An ancient elixir, Nigella sativa oil was one of the treasures found in Tutankhamen's tomb.
Safety: Safe to use on skin. Best if stored in a cool space away from direct sunlight.