The flower of the Nigella sativa plant
The seed of the Nigella sativa plant
Black Seeds (also know as Black Cumin Seed, or Nigella sativa, or Kalonji) originated in southern Asia, southern Europe and North America, and have been used for centuries to promote health. With a taste and aroma reminiscent of black pepper, onions and oregano, pure black seed oil is ideal for use in Indian and Middle Eastern cuisines where it adds a delicate peppery flavor to such favorites as curries, soups, and vegetable and meat dishes. Black seed is known as “Habbat al Barakah" which means “the blessed seed”, called hubbath-us-sauda in Arabic.
Pure Indian Foods Organic Black Seed Oil is USDA Certified Organic, non-GMO, virgin, unrefined, and 100% pure. It is completely free of chemical solvents, added colors and dyes, flavor enhancers, adulterants, MSG and preservatives.
It is cold-press extracted from small, oblong black seeds in order to preserve its natural health benefits. No Hexane or any other solvents are used in the extraction process.
The gentle extraction process ensures that this pure black seed oil maintains its:
- Natural antioxidants
- Healthy fatty acids
- Trace minerals
- Plant sterols
If you want to purchase the best quality, nutrient-packed black seed oil, trust Pure Indian Foods for the highest quality certified organic oils.
Also known as: Nigella sativa, Black Cumin Seed, نيجيلا ساتيفا, black onion seed, onion seed, love-in-a-mist, nigelline, nigellone, black cumin, upakunchika, black jeera, black zeera, charnushka, نگیلا ستا, નિગેલા સતિવા, ኒጂላ ስቲቫ, Çörek otu, Shuniz (Arabic); Cumin Noire (French); Melanthion (Greek); Kalonji (Hindi); Siya Danah, Sisazun (Persian); Chimen Negru (Romanian); Krishna Jiraka (Sanskrit); Shuniz (Arabic); Melanthion (Greek); Kalonji (Hindi); Siya Danah, Sisazun (Persian); Chimen Negru (Romanian); Krishna Jiraka (Sanskrit); Comino Negro, Caraveggia negra (Spanish); English Names: Black Seed, Black Cumin, Black Caraway, Love-in-the-Mist, the Fitches (Bible), Comino Negro, Caraveggia negra (Spanish); English Names: Black Seed, Black Cumin, Black Caraway, Love-in-the-Mist, the Fitches (Bible).
Q. What's the difference between the black seed oil and the black seed oil extract?
A. Black Seed Oil is obtained by pressing Black Seeds. Black Seed Oil Extract is obtained by concentrating this oil so that we can achieve a higher percent of Thymoquinone. Black Seed Oil has less than 1% of Thymoquinone, and our extract has 7% of Thymoquinone.
There is a lot of confusion about black seed out there on the internet.
The issue is that there are a lot of black-colored seeds!
Don't be confused. Avoid black seed confusion by learning more about black seed here.
Lemon Black Seed Dressing
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 2 TBSP black seed oil
- Juice from one lemon
- 1/4 tsp himalayan pink salt
Thoroughly whisk all ingredients together. Drizzle on salad, roasted root vegetables, or roasted meat for a zesty, herbaceous, bright flavor. Pairs well with all things savory and salty.
Honey-Ginger Black Seed Dressing
- 1/8 cup black seed oil
- 1/8 cup apple cider vinegar
- 3 TBSP honey
- 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
- 1/4 tsp ginger root powder
Thoroughly whisk all ingredients together. Drizzle on salad, cooked veggies, or meat.
Other ways to use black seed oil...
- Massage into scalp
- Blend into green smoothie
- Drizzle into curries and lentils
- Excellent on roasted root vegetables
- Try black seed oil pre-blended with olive oil and sacha inchi oil in our PRIMALOIL blend
- Drizzle over hummus
- Mix with extra virgin olive oil and toss into freshly steamed vegetables
- Stir into roasted eggplant dip
- Add a teaspoon to yogurt-cucumber raita or tzatziki sauce
- Add a bit to your favorite vinaigrette salad dressing
- Toss a spoonful into bean salads
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