Purella Nigella - Black Cumin (40g)
Aromatic and intense black cumin seeds (Nigella sativa), also known as black cumin, come from a plant characteristic of the Middle East region. The valuable properties of black cumin were appreciated already in ancient Egypt, where it was called the gold of the pharaohs. These black beans with a sharp, intense flavour are currently used mainly as an aromatic spice with a wide range of culinary applications. Black seeds contain a high content of dietary fiber and are a source of protein. Country of Origin: India
- Black cumin seed is a source of thiamine, i.e. vitamin B1, which contributes to the maintenance of proper energy metabolism. Moreover, it contains: vitamin C, iron and zinc help in the proper functioning of the immune system. It should also be added that black cumin contains a high content of dietary fiber and is a source of protein.
- Black cumin Seed, like all-natural superfoods, is full of antioxidants. These black aromatic seeds contain, among others thymoquinone and quercetin, which lower blood glucose levels, increase insulin secretion and sensitize cells to insulin.
- Black cumin seed also has the ability to lower cholesterol and has anti-atherosclerotic properties (it also lowers the level of homocysteine - an amino acid responsible, like cholesterol, for problems with blood vessels and heart).
- Black cumin seeds have antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. The plant is good at fighting antibiotic-resistant bacteria that often infect wounds in people with diabetes. It can also help with bacterial ear infections or pneumonia. Inflammation, which is the body's natural defense response to infection or injury, also contributes to chronic diseases (cancer, diabetes, heart disease). Black seed can be anti-inflammatory by reducing oxidative stress.
Directions for use:
Usually, the beans are gently toasted and ground or used as an addition to bread or dishes, e.g. curry. Black cumin can be added to cottage cheese, soups, main courses or smoothies - by mixing it with honey beforehand. Suitable for vegans, naturally gluten-free.
The recommended daily intake is 3 g. Just 1 teaspoon a day is enough to supplement your diet with valuable minerals, healthy fatty acids and antioxidants
Store in a dry, cool place. Protect from light.
Inci: 100% Black Cumin. (Nigella sativa)