Smaira Siddiq Khan
For thousands of years, people have used Egyptian black cumin seed oil for its flavor and health properties. Today, people use black seed oil to treat everything from diabetes to rheumatoid arthritis. Studies have shown that black seed oil from Egypt can reduce inflammation, treat headaches, reduce gas and bloating, improve blood sugar levels, lower blood pressure and provide a variety of other health benefits. Black seed oil is also rich in nutrients like antioxidants and fatty acids that promote overall well-being. Egyptian black seed oil from Nigella sativa has a slightly bitter taste that makes it popular for culinary uses. To use black seed oil, add it to your favorite smoothies, shakes or yogurts, or simply take a teaspoon straight out of the bottle. You can also use it as a topical ointment for pain and dry skin.