Noble "Roman coriander", exotic-mysterious "kalijira" new "Nigella", romantic "girl in green" and the type is "Nigella sativa" — all these names indicate the same plant, black cumin (Nigella Sativa L.). This pryanoaromaticheskie culture is known since ancient times: archeologists have found seeds of black cumin, working with artifacts Dating back to the XIII century BC. The birthplace of black cumin is the Mediterranean, where the plant due to its undemanding to the conditions of the spread in the North African region, Asia Minor, Iran, India and China.
Useful propertiesThe main value of the Nigella Sativa seed is manifested in the inherent healing properties.As folk and official medicine, summing up the centuries-old experience of application of black cumin seed, argue that they can be used successfully to struggle with infectious and skin diseases without the use of pharmaceutically derived antibiotics.Oil obtained from seeds due to the high content of polyunsaturated fatty acids, minerals (including calcium, iron, copper, zinc, phosphorus) and vitamins (such as thiamine, Riboflavin, pyridoxine, Niacin) "cures all diseases except death."
The most widespread ailments in which you might include in the diet of black caraway: gallstones and kidney stones; ulcer of the stomach; diabetes mellitus; sclerosis of cerebral vessels; rheumatism; asthma; otitis; tonsillitis; prostatitis; dermatitis and eczema; hair loss. It is also recommended to use the seeds of black cumin to increase lactation nursing mothers who want to lose weight or to control the metabolism without dieting and as an effective carminative.