Black seed is also known as black cumin seed and nigella sativa seed.
Black seed contains over 100 chemical compounds and some of the ingredients are still expecting to be discovered.
The main active ingredient in black seed is crystalline nigellone. It contains calcium, folic acid, iron, copper, zinc and phosphorous.
On the other hand, black seed is a source of beta sitosterol, Thymoquinone, myristic acid, palmitic acid, stearic acid, palmitoleic acid, oleic acid, linoleic acid, arachidonic acid, proteins, vitamins B1, B2 and B3.
Thymoquinone (TQ) is derived from oil of Nigella sativa L. seeds. It is a fenolic compound. It has high antioxidant properties. Therefore, it is traditionally used to heal many illnesses for healing. It is claimed that Thymoquinone has antiinflamatory, antimicrobial and anticancer properties with in vitro and in vivo studies. Thymoquinone is a remarkable molecule with its low systemic toxicity and high biological effect.
Turkish black seed is famous with its rich Thymoquinone content. Therefore, it is worldwide known with its high quality.
Most probably soil and climate of Anatolia are suitable for black seeds nature.
We supply Turkish origin black seeds from local producers.
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