Kalonji Seeds (Nigella Seeds) The Spice Way - Pure Nigella Seeds no preservatives, non GMO, no salt, just the black seed of the nigella (nigala) 250 grams

PKR-400 ( 250 Gram ) PKR-800 ( 500 Gram )
Product Code: MDF-28
Brand: Mehtab
Availability: In Stock
Rs. 400

The kalonji, or Nigella seeds, is an interesting spice – when used for tempering, it adds a beautiful aroma to the dishes and a hint of flavor that you can’t quite nail. In India, dry roasted kalonji is used for flavoring curries, dal, stir-fried vegetables, and even savories such as samosa, papdis and kachoriamong others. Flavour and aroma aside, the tiny black seed comes with a whole lot of health benefits. It’s loaded with trace elements, vitamins, crystalline nigellone, amino acids, saponin, crude fiber, proteins, and fatty acids like linolenic and oleic acids, volatile oils, alkaloids, iron, sodium, potassium, and calcium. It keeps your heart healthy, addresses breathing problems, lubricates your joints, and is known to have anti-carcinogenic properties. That’s quite a lot for a seed that size, isn’t it? In fact, if you keep a bottle of kalonji oil at home, you can use them for plenty of things to boost your health and take care of niggling problems. Let’s take a look at some benefits of kalonji. 

Health Benefits of Kalonji (Nigella Seeds)


1. Fights AcneSweet lime juice and kalonji oil together can fix many skin problems. For every cup of sweet lime juice, you’ll need about half a teaspoon of kalonji oil. Apply the oil twice a day on your face and watch your blemishes and acne disappear. If you keep pure kalonji oil handy, you can use it to treat cracked heels as well.(Also Read: Ayurveda For Acne: 5 Easy Home Remedies To Get Rid Of Acne?)

2. Keeps a Check on DiabetesThis is probably one of the most known benefits of kalonji. If you already have diabeteskalonji oil can also help to manage it. Take half a teaspoon of the oil in a cup of black tea every morning, and see the difference in a few weeks.(Also Read: 5 Vegetables You Must Include In Your Diabetes Diet)
3. Increases Memory and Alleviates AsthmaGround kalonji seeds with a little bit of honey is known to boost memory. And if you mix this in warm water and drink, it also helps in alleviating breathing trouble (asthma included) in children and adults alike. But you need to do this is for at least 45 days, and avoid cold beverages and food during the period.(Also Read: Foods To Boost Your Memory. Remember To Eat These!)
4. Gets Rid of HeadachesOne of the most common urban problems in today’s time is headaches. Instead of popping a pill, rub kalonji oil on your forehead, relax, and wait for your headache to disappear. Nothing like natural home remedies!(Also Read: 10 Natural Home Remedies For Headaches That Actually Work?)
5. Aids Weight LossThe warm water, honey, and lemon combination is often recommended for those who are on a diet. Now add a pinch of powdered kalonji seeds to this mix and see how it works. Many health enthusiasts have claimed that kalonji seeds is a miracle ingredient which helps in shedding those extra kilos.
6. Eases Joint PainIt’s an old-school treatment; take a handful of kalonji seeds, and heat it well with mustard oil. Once the oil is smoking, take it off the flame and cool it down for a bit. The oil is ready when you can dip the tip of a finger into the oil without feeling uncomfortable. Now use this oil to massage the inflamed joint.
7. Controls Blood PressureFor those who suffer from or have the tendency of high blood pressure can drink half a teaspoon of kalonji oil with warm water to keep hypertension under control. It is of course advised to follow a proper diet along with it.
8. Protects the KidneyKidney stones are a common urban problem. It is said that half a teaspoon of kalonji oil had with two teaspoons of honey and warm water can aid in getting rid of kidney pain, stones, and infections. But you also need to consult a doctor to get a proper diet.
9. Makes Teeth StrongerDid you know that kalonji has been used traditionally to take care of dental trouble such as swelling or bleeding of gums, and weak teeth? Of course, you need to see a dentist, but you can also massage your teeth with curd and some kalonji oil twice a day to strengthen your gums.(Also Read: Beware! These 5 Foods Are Known to Stain Your Teeth)
10. Strengthens Immunity
 
Kalonji oil, honey, and warm water have more than one benefit. Apart from the ones already mentioned, it can also help to strengthen your immunity if consumed daily. If you add kalonji oil in boiling water and inhale the fumes, it can also reduce nasal congestion, and help those who suffer from sinusitis problems.

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