Black Seed

Scientific Name : Nigella Sativa L.
Synonyms :
Other Names in English : Black Cumin
Family : Ranunculaceae

General Data

Product Details


The seed is a plant of the Ranunculaceae family, genus Nigella, which has two species;
1- Cultivated black seed: It is an annual herbaceous plant covered with fine hairs that has split leaves with very deep cuts so that make leaves like a number of narrow strips, the color of the leaves is dust green. The seeds are small and black and with a slight pressure, a pleasant smell is inhaled from them. This plant is grown in most parts of Iran and is planted in Isfahan and other regions and it is poured on bread and in some areas it is used as a spice.
2- Wild black seed or plain black seed: It is an herbaceous plant, annual and very short. Its leaves are similar to cultivated black seed with narrow cotton divisions. This plant is often grown in grain fields and in deserted areas of Europe, North Africa, Asia Minor and Asia, in Iran in Azerbaijan and northern regions and is also cultivated.

Chemical Constituents

n-Nonane, Tricyclene, Camphene, β-Pinene, 2,4,(10)-Thujadiene, Sabinene, β-Myrcene, 1,8-Cineole, α-Terpinene, Limonene, γ-Terpinene, cis-Sabinene hydrate, allo-Ocimenol, Linalool, Terpinolene, trans-Sabinene hydrate, Terpinen-1-ol, 1,5,8-p-Menthatriene, Borneol, Pinocarvone, trans-Dihydrocarvone, Dihydrocarvone, Ocimenone (E), Thymoquinone, Thymol, Carvacrol, 2-Undecanone, n-Octyl isobutyrate, α-Longipinene, Citronellyl acetate, Thymohydroquinone methyl ether, Cyclosativene, α-Longicyclene, α-Copaene, α-Longifolene, (Z)-Caryophyllene, β-Caryophyllene, Thymohydroquinone dimethylether, Aromadendrene, Thymohydroquinone, Davanone, 8-Heptadecene, Dihydrofarnesyl acetate, Pimaradiene, Palmitic acid, Pimara-8(14),15-diene, Octadecanoic acid, Total identified, Quinones, Monoterpene hydrocarbons, Oxygenated monoterpenes, Sesquiterpene hydrocarbons, Oxygenated sesquiterpenes, Diterpenes, Alkane, Alkenes, Fatty acids, Fatty acid esters.

Medical disclaimer

Everyone should know their temperament and choose foods which are more appropriate for them. Regular consumption of foods which have the same temperament with a person will cause physical and psychological complications. If you are going to use medicinal herbs continuously and for a long time, be sure to consult your doctor. Rasin IT GmbH does not accept responsibility for the side effects of consuming these products.
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