Nigella Sativa Health Benefits, Dosage, Usage, Side Effects and Warnings
Nigella sativa sounds so formal doesn't it; like a technical term in a medical dictionary? It doesn't seem like a simple black seed in a small flower. This small black seed may be your new vitamin pill that just may save your life though. Can Nigella sativa really be the promised miracle drug that comes from Mother Nature?
This may be the very first time you have ever heard of Nigella sativa and its many treatments of disease, including cancer. But I guarantee you that this will not be the last time you ever read about this prophetic medicine called Nigella sativa. This very inexpensive seed just may change your entire life and your future.
In the traditional medicinal system, Nigella sativa is recommended to treat a wide range of ailments. The seeds of this medicinal plant have a potential role to improve the functionality of our vital physiological systems including respiratory system, gastrointestinal system, renal system, cardiovascular system, immune system and hepatic functioning.
Avicenna Journal of Medicine acknowledges the role of Nigella sativa seeds in the book; The Canon of Medicine, due to its energy boosting property which is effective to treat chronic fatigue condition and dispiritedness.
Nigella sativa seeds, also commonly known as black seeds has extensive use in India and Arab as a food additive. Both of these civilization uses the oil and seeds of herbs in the traditional medicinal system to treat several inflammatory disease conditions including bronchitis, asthma, rheumatism etc.
HOW TO TAKE BLACK SEED OIL DAILY
Start out slow and then build up, especially if you have never taken black seed oil daily, then follow the chart below. Never take more than 3 teaspoons or 1 tablespoon daily as Nigella sativa is toxic over 25 grams.
HOW MUCH BLACK SEED OIL DO I NEED DAILY?
This is an easy chart to follow:
How should I take the oil? Take the oil mixed with honey or organic juice 1/2 hour before breakfast.
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DOSAGE CHART - PARTIAL
1. Beard Growth
If you want to increase the volume in your beard hairs and generally have more beard growth, you should massage some of the oil in to the beard, just make sure your reach the roots.
2. Chest Congestion
Take one teaspoon two times a day, or mix it with honey to give it even more effectiveness.
Take some raw honey, and mix it with an equal amount of the oil. You should take one teaspoon twice a day of the mixture.
4. Eye Disease and Vision
It is a well known fact that carrots improve our eyesight. For that reason, you should mix a teaspoon of the black seed oil with one cup of the carrot juice and drink it once a day.
5. Flu and Colds
Take one teaspoon of local organic or raw honey and mix it with one teaspoon of oil. Take this amount two times a day. (2)
6. Facial Paralysis
Mix one teaspoon of black seed oil in to boiling water and inhale the fumes for a while. (3)
7. Liver Stones and Gallstones
Mix in one tablespoon of the oil together with honey and warm water, roughly in same amounts. (4)
8. Gas and Flatulence
Mix in equal amounts of honey and oil, for instance one tablespoon, and take it first thing in the morning.
Mix honey, black seeds and black seed oil in equal amounts so that it forms a paste. You can eat the paste, but also apply it to the itching area.
10. Headaches and Migraines
Twice daily, eat an equal amount of black seed oil and honey. You can also pour a few drops in each one of your nostrils and also massage your temples with a little bit of the mixure.
Mix half teaspoon of black seed oil in a glass of warm water, cool enough to drink right away. (5)
12. Boosting Immunity
One teaspoon twice a day will boost your immune system. (6)
13. Breast Feeding and Lactation
Again, mix equal amounts of honey and black seed oil, but only take one teaspoon daily.
14. Boosts your memory
Mixing half teaspoon of oil with the same amount of honey and taking it twice daily boast memory..
15. Mosquitoes repellant
If you are having trouble with mosquitoes, just put some on the incense burner and leave it smoking during the night
16. Mouth Infection and Gingivitis
Take only half a teaspoon of black seed oil and swish for 5 minutes in your mouth.
17. Throat issues
If you have a throat issue, twice a day you should mix equal amounts of honey and oil, no more than one teaspoon, in a glass of lemon juice, and drink it.
18. Muscular pains
Massage the area where it hurts you with a little bit of oil for a few minutes.
19. Rheumatic Pains
Make a larger mixture of black seed oil and honey. Eat a little bit for a few times a day and also rub some on the aching areas, gently.
20. Stomach Pains
Take one teaspoon of black seed oil with honey. Additionally, you can dring some warm mint tea with honey as well, to increase the effect.
Boil a small amount of black seed oil with cider vinegar. Use the liquid to rinse your mouth twice a day.
Once a day, take one teaspoon of black seed oil mixed with that same amount of honey.
Mix in one tablespoon of black seed oil with that same amounts of manuka honey and extra virgin olive oil. Apply it to the spot twice a day. (7)
24. Bladder Infections
One teaspoon of manuka or raw honey with a teaspoon of black seeds (or black seed oil) twice a day.
Each night, just before going to bed, take one teaspoon of oil mixed with that same amount of honey. (8)
26. MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus)
In the standard two teaspoons a day of honey and oil in equal amounts, you’ll also fight this nasty bug. (9)
Apply a little bit to the affected skin twice daily. Do not wash off.
FOR THE COMPLETE DOSAGE LIST - HERE
NIGELLA SATIVA PLANT
AMOUNT PER 1 TBSP WHOLE - CALORIES 20
Total FAt .09 gr. 1%
Saturated Fat 0 gr
Polyunsaturated fat 0.01 gr
Monosaturated Fat 0.6 gr
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 5mg 0%
Potassium 98mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 3 gr 1%
Dietary Fiber 2.3 gr. 9%
Protein 0.9gr. 1%
Calcium 6% Iron 6%
Vitamin C 2%
Percent Daily Values are
based on a 2000 calorie diet.
WARNINGS AND SIDE EFFECTS
THERE ARE NO KNOWN DRUG INTERACTIONS WITH NIGELLA SATIVA - BUT ALWAYS CHECK WITH YOUR PHYSICIAN.
DUE DILLIGENCE IS A MUST!
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