Black Cumin Seed Oil
(Nigella sativa), Unrefined.
A highly prized, nutritive oil that supports healthy skin, immune and digestion function.
Aroma: Mild, spicy, peppery
Color: Pale to medium yellow (amber)
Plant part: Seed
Use: Suitable for topical and dietary use
Components: High in linoleum acid, alpha-linolenic acid, zinc, calcium, folacin, iron, copper, phosphorus, riboflavin, thiamin, pyridoxine, carotenes, protein, carbohydrate, fiber and many polyunsaturated fatty acids.
Approximate Shelf Life: 2 years with proper storage conditions. Refrigeration will extend shelf life.
Parker, Susan M. Power of the Seed: Your Guide to Oils for Health and Beauty, Process Self-reliance Series, page 155-156.
Tisserand, Robert; Young, Rodney, Essential Oil Safety: A Guide for Health Care Professionals, Elsevier Health Sciences UK 2nd Edition 2014, Appendix C.