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The Amazing Benefits of Black Seed Oil

Posted Sunday, July 8th, 2018 by

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Many people are seeking natural solutions that can help overcome the myriad of health problems we face. Black seed oil is a health product that has been growing in popularity in recent years – but, in fact, people have trusted it for centuries. In fact, usage of black seed oil dates back to ancient Egypt, as it was found in the tomb of King Tut. It has been used for toothaches, abscesses, parasites, and other conditions. Today, numerous health benefits are linked to black seed oil.

What is black seed oil?

Black seed oil is a product crafted from the seeds of the black cumin plant. It is native to southwest Asia, Africa, and the Mediterranean. As previously mentioned, it has been used for centuries for medicinal uses and as a spice.

What are some of the health benefits of black seed oil?

Black seed oil may be very effective in treating a wide array of heath conditions, including:

  • High Blood Pressure

There is evidence that black seed oil can help reduce high blood pressure; one study showed that people with mildly elevated blood pressure noticed a drop in their blood pressure after using back seed oil for 2 months.

  • Asthma

Asthma is one of the most common uses for black seed oil. The product has anti-inflammatory properties that can improve asthma symptoms. Since black seed oil can reduce inflammation in airways, it can also be very helpful with bronchitis symptoms.

  • High Cholesterol

Black seed oil has a high healthy fatty acid content. Fatty acids are essential in maintaining a healthy cholesterol level in the body.

  • Stomach Problems

Black seeds have properties that make them an excellent choice to relieve stomach cramps and pain. When in oil form, black seed oil can reduce bloating, gas, and ulcers.

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

Black seed oil can help reduce the inflammation caused by rheumatoid arthritis.

What are some other notable health benefits?

It is widely believed that black seed oil has anti-cancer properties, especially when used on the skin to fight skin cancer. Studies have shown that it can help reduce the growth of tumors in lab rats. Black seed oil can also help reduce the effects of radiation, which damages healthy cells. Black seed oil cannot completely replace traditional cancer treatments, but it can be a great addition to the treatment plan.

Great for your beauty regimen

Not only is black seed oil an excellent option to help treat common health ailments; it’s also a great option for your skin. These are some of the ways that black seed oil can help common with skin problems:

  • Wound Healing

Black seed oil is great for healing wounds. It can reduce the amount of bacteria in the wound and reduce inflammation to make it heal faster. It does not help with collagen factors, but it can stimulate various other growth factors to help develop healthy new skin in the area.

  • Acne

Acne is a common problem for both adults and teens. Studies have shown that using a lotion with 10% black seed oil can significantly reduce acne after about 2 months of use.

  • Healthier Skin

Using black seed oil can help improve the skin’s moisture and hydration to give you softer and healthier-looking skin.

  • Psoriasis

Using black seed oil can reduce the incidence of psoriasis when applied directly on the plaque.

Black seed oil can be very helpful in achieving healthy hair as well. By rubbing it on your hair, you will get softer and healthier looking locks.

But is it safe?

Overall, when used properly and in moderation, black seed oil is very safe. But there are some things that you should know about this product. For example, it can increase the way your body metabolizes certain medications. It’s a good idea to talk with your doctor about using black seed oil to ensure that it won’t negatively impact your health or affect the medications you are taking.

Black seed oil can be also assist your liver function, but using too much can potentially harm to your kidneys and liver. If you already have issues with these organs please talk to your doctor before using it.