Black seed can be used in many ways. As a dietary supplement we recommend one teaspoon once or twice a day. The oil can be mixed into any cold liquid or yogurt. It can also be applied topically to dry to severely dry skin or topically as a scalp ointment. The herb can be mixed with any hot or cold beverage or food. It can be used as a spice in vegetable or meat recipes. Click on our uses & recipes page The benefits are obtained through whichever way you choose.