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Organic Black Seed / Nigella Sativa - 100g

Organic Black Seed / Nigella Sativa - 100g

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About Our Black seeds.

Origin: India

Names: Nigella Sativa, Black Seed, Black Caraway, Black Cumin, KalonjiHabbatus Sawda, Habbatul Barakah, The Healing Seed

Description:

Our black seeds are 100% organic and have been cultivated using only natural and sustainable farming practices, without the use of any harmful chemicals or pesticides. This means you can be sure that you are consuming a truly pure and wholesome product that is good for both you and the environment.

Our premium black seeds have a distinctive nutty flavor and can be added to a variety of dishes. They are also commonly used in traditional Indian cuisine and are a staple ingredient in many Ayurvedic remedies, If it’s good enough for Tutankhamun, it’s good enough for us.  These ancient seeds were found in the tombs of Pharaohs because they were so coveted.

At Sweet Health, we are committed to providing you with the highest quality organic products, and our premium black seeds are no exception. We take great pride in sourcing our black seeds from the best farms in India, and we are confident that you will taste the difference. Order yours today and experience the many health benefits of these nutritious and delicious seeds!

Tips

  1. Nigella seeds make an delicious and nutritious garnish for rice.
  2. Try adding these nutty seeds to your salad dressing.
  3. To release the flavour, try toasting or frying the seeds before you use them.

Storage

For optimum freshness keep in a cool place away from moisture and direct sunlight.  Store in a tightly sealed bag or container.

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Key Benefits

Discover the Power of Organic Black Seeds

Potent Antioxidant Properties: Black seeds are a rich source of thymoquinone, a powerful antioxidant compound. Studies have shown that antioxidants can protect cells from damage caused by harmful free radicals, potentially reducing the risk of chronic diseases like heart disease, Alzheimer's, and cancer.

Natural Anti-inflammatory: Chronic inflammation is believed to be at the root of many modern ailments. Nigella sativa seeds exhibit anti-inflammatory effects, primarily attributed to the bioactive compound thymoquinone. Regular consumption can help combat inflammation and support overall health.

Supports Immune Health: Packed with essential fatty acids, vitamins, and antioxidants, black seeds strengthen the immune system. Studies have indicated that they can enhance the body's defence mechanisms against infections and boost immune responses.

Aids in Blood Sugar Regulation: Incorporating black seeds into your diet can have beneficial effects on blood sugar levels. Research has shown that they can help stabilise blood sugar by improving insulin sensitivity, making them a beneficial addition for those managing diabetes or insulin resistance.

Tips

  • Nigella seeds serve as a delectable and nutritious garnish for rice.
  • Amplify your salad dressings with the nutty allure of these seeds.
  • To fully unlock their flavor, consider toasting or frying the seeds before inclusion in dishes.

Suggested Use

Suggested Use of Organic Black Seeds

For centuries, black seeds (Nigella sativa) have been treasured for their versatile applications in both culinary and traditional medicine. Here's how you can incorporate them into your daily routine:

Direct Consumption:

  • Start with a small amount, about half to one teaspoon of black seeds taken directly. You can gradually increase this amount based on your preference and body's tolerance.

Culinary Delight:

  • Toast the seeds lightly and sprinkle over flatbreads, salads, or pasta. Its distinct nutty flavor adds depth to your dishes.
  • Incorporate ground black seeds into your dough for baked goods for an aromatic twist.
  • They can be a fantastic addition to pickles, stir-fries, and even smoothies.

Traditional Tea:

  • Boil a teaspoon of black seeds in water, let it steep for 10 minutes, strain, and drink. You can add honey or lemon to taste. This warm drink can be consumed daily.

Toppings and Garnishes:

  • Sprinkle whole or crushed seeds on yogurt, oatmeal, or breakfast cereals for a delightful crunch.
  • Elevate the taste of your soups and stews by adding a pinch of roasted black seeds.

Infused Oils and Dressings:

  • Enhance the flavor of your oils by adding black seeds and letting them infuse for a week. This oil can be used for cooking or as a salad dressing.

Homemade Remedies:

  • Black seeds can be ground into a paste with honey or mixed with other beneficial ingredients like ginger or turmeric for traditional home remedies.

Note: While black seeds are nutritious and beneficial, it's essential to consult with healthcare professionals if you aim to use them for specific health concerns or in large amounts. The suggested uses are based on traditional practices and general dietary recommendations. It's crucial to ensure you don't have any allergies and to consider potential interactions with any medications you might be taking.

Storage
For peak freshness, store in cool, moisture-free areas away from direct sunlight. Use a tightly sealed container or bag.

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information (Approximate values for 10g):

  • Calories: 52 kcal
  • Proteins: 1.7 g
  • Total Fat: 4.5 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.8 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.4 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.2 g
  • Total Carbohydrates: 2.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.5 g
  • Sugars: 0.1 g
  • Vitamins and Minerals:
  • Vitamin E: 0.2 mg (1% DV)
  • Thiamin (Vitamin B1): 0.01 mg (1% DV)
  • Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6): 0.01 mg (1% DV)
  • Calcium: 56 mg (6% DV)
  • Iron: 1.4 mg (8% DV)
  • Magnesium: 28 mg (7% DV)
  • Phosphorus: 51 mg (5% DV)
  • Potassium: 84 mg (2% DV)
  • Zinc: 0.6 mg (4% DV)

Other Compounds:
Black seeds also contain a range of beneficial bioactive compounds, including thymoquinone, an antioxidant that can protect cells from harmful free radicals.

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