Benefits of Blackseed oil Kalonji (Nigella Seeds) for Human beings

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By Fayyaz Sidhu

Black Seed has over 1400 years of history of use. Black Seed Oil or nigella seeds oil contains more than 100 components. It is an excellent healer and its areas of application range from external skin care (psoriasis, eczema, dry skin, joints & scalp massage) to internal use as a treatment for various complaints (asthma, arthritis, immune system). Blackseed or Kalonji (Nigella Seeds) is all-time best for health benefits.  Blackseed Benefits

Black seed commonly known as nigella seeds (kalonji) provides a rich supply of polyunsaturated fatty acids. These ingredients play a key role in daily health and wellness. They help to regulate the metabolism, carry toxins to the skin’s surface for elimination, balance insulin levels, regulate cholesterol, improve body circulation, and promote healthy liver function. A deficiency in polyunsaturated fatty acids can lead to a wide number of health problems including nervous system disorders, uninhibited growths, and skin diseases.

The all Benefits of Blackseed oil Kalonji (Nigella Seeds) for Human beings

Black seed / kalonji contains over 100 valuable nutrients. It is comprised of approximately 21% protein, 38% carbohydrates, and 35% plant fats and oils. The active ingredients of black seed are nigellone, thymoquinone, and fixed oils. Black seed also contains significant proportions of protein, carbohydrates and essential fatty acids. Other ingredients include linoleic acid, oleic acid, calcium, potassium, iron, zinc, magnesium, selenium, vitamin A, vitamin B, vitamin B2, niacin, and vitamin C.

Diseases and their cure inshallah by using of kalonji/ Nigella seeds

Asthma, Bronchial & Respiratory problems

Mix a tablespoon of black seed oil in coffee. Take twice daily. Rub chest with black seed oil every night and inhale the vapor of black seed oil in hot water.

Backache & other kinds of rheumatism

Mildly heat a small amount of black seed oil and then stroke the rheumatic area intensely. A teaspoon of oil should also be drunk three times daily.

Beard growth

Massage the beard area with Kalonji oil ensuring that the oil penetrates to the roots, this stimulates the growth of the beard and prevents premature hair graying.

Breastfeeding (increase the flow of breast milk)

Prepare a mixture of 250g black seeds & 250g pure honey, stir thoroughly before each dosage. Take two tablespoons of this formulation mixed with one teaspoon of black seed oil daily.

Common cold symptoms and nasal congestion

Firstly fry whole black seeds, then finely grind them into powder. Soak this in black seed oil and any vegetable oil. Place three to four drops in each nostril (N.B. this will cause excessive sneezing).

For Hypertension 

Take half a teaspoon of Black seed oil with any hot drink at any time. Take 2 lobes of garlic on empty stomach. Apply Black seed oil to your whole body and expose it to the sun every three days, continue the treatment for a month.

For Heart complaints & Constriction of Veins

Take half a teaspoon of black seed oil mixed with any hot drink daily in the mornings, this will liquefy the fats and widen the veins and arteries.

Inflammation of the Nose and throat

Put a few drops of oil into a cup of boiling water and inhale the vapor. Take half a teaspoon of black seed oil with lemon juice daily.

For Headache and Earache

Apply black seed oil to the forehead, sides of the face adjacent to the ears, and behind the ears. Take half a teaspoon of Black seed Oil and continue for about 3 days.

For Loss of Hair & premature Graying.

Scrub the scalp thoroughly with lemon, leave it for 15 minutes, wash away with water and shampoo and dry well, thereafter apply Nigella Seeds oil to the whole scalp, continue for a few weeks.

For Eye infection, Pain and Weak sight. 

Apply Black seed oil around the eyes and on the eyelid before going to sleep. Take half a teaspoon Black seed oil mixed with carrot juice. For weak sight continue treatment.

For Backache and Rheumatic pain

Warm Black seed oil slightly and apply to the area thoroughly as you are massaging the bone, not the skin and drink half a teaspoon Black seed oil for 15 days.

For Vomiting

Take half teaspoon of fresh ginger juice mixed with an equal amount of Black seed oil, twice a day.

For toothache

Mix a half teaspoon of Black seed oil with warm water and gargle the mouth and apply oil on the affected tooth, it will alleviate pain quickly.

Listed below are some common problems and ailments which can easily be cured of the use of Black Seed:

General health

Take 1 tablespoon blackseed oil morning and night, or at least in the morning before breakfast on its own or with 1 teaspoon pure honey

Acne and Skin

Mix and heat for 2 minutes 1 cup grounded black seed ½ cup grounded pomegranate skin and ½ cup apple cider vinegar. Apply on area before going to sleep every night until it disappears. Mixture can last 3 weeks and have to be kept in cool temperature.

Baldness (Alopecia)

Rub black seed oil on trouble spots


Take ½ teaspoon black Kalonji boiled in water

Backache (lower)

Mix honey with ¼ teaspoon black seed and take it first thing in the morning before breakfast

Bee & Wasp stings

Take ½ teaspoon Nigella Seeds boiled in water


Take ½ teaspoon black seed mixed with honey and warm water every morning before breakfast

Mix 2 cups grounded black seed and ½ cup pure honey. Take 1 tablespoon of the mixture with 1 cup warm water every morning before breakfast. The mixture can last 15 days and have to be kept in cool temperature


Take 21 black seed, put it in a cloth and soak overnight. Use as droplets for the nose the next day

Inhale powdered black seed kept in a cloth


Take 3-4 drops of black seed oil in coffee or tea


Take black seed in powdered form with water

High blood pressure

Mix 1 tablespoon ground Kalonji, 1 tablespoon pure honey and a little garlic. Take the mixture before breakfast every morning for 20 days

Inflammation & pain of teeth & gums

Boil black seed in vinegar and use it to rinse teeth & gums Avoid using commercial toothpaste and use toothpaste made from the vegetable fiber of the siwak tree which has been used for centuries by Indians, Africans, and Asians as a natural toothpaste.


Take ½ teaspoon powdered black seed mixed with honey 2x day

Immune system:

Take 1 tablespoon day and night


Take ½ teaspoon black seed with honey, then drink warm water


Take black seed with milk

Chronic head pains (migraine, headache)

Fry Kalonji and put it cotton-made cloth, tie or simply put the cloth on the forehead

Soak black seed in vinegar overnight, pound it the next day to make powder. Insert in the nostril and inhale

Dry Skin

Mix honey with ¼ teaspoon black seed and take it first thing in the morning before breakfast


Mix honey with ¼ teaspoon Nigella Seeds and take it first thing in the morning before breakfast


Take black seed with vinegar to get rid of worms


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