Black Cumin

What Are the Benefits of Black Cumin Seed Powder?

Over three millennia ago, Nigella sativa, an annual flowering plant that’s the source of black cumin seed, was used by Egyptians to treat a variety of ailments, including headaches and infections. Peoples from other countries, including Islamic nations and India, have also used black cumin seed for myriad reasons throughout the centuries.

Black cumin seed is rich in antioxidants, anti-inflammatory compounds and fatty acids. Commonly used in oil or powder form, black cumin seed offers a range of potential health benefits making it popular to this day for use in a variety of applications. 

Though black cumin seed oil and powder offer similar benefits, their composition and flavor varies, making each suitable for different uses. A key distinction between the two is that the oil is much more concentrated and typically used in lesser amounts than the powder, making the powder more popular for many supplement and cooking applications.

A Closer Look at Black Cumin Seed Powder Benefits

Often extracted from cold-pressing or stone-grinding methods, black cumin seed powder’s potential health benefits include having the ability to:

  • Increase metabolism. The powder is often used in weight-loss products, including supplements meant to curb an individual’s appetite.
  • Improve digestion. For centuries, black cumin seed oil has been used to reduce bloating, constipation and other digestive issues.
  • Help manage blood sugar levels. A powerful tool for those living with type 2 diabetes to help regulate their blood sugar.
  • Reduce heart disease. Black cumin seed powder is sometimes used to lower blood pressure and cholesterol.
  • Boost the immune system. Help protect against infections due to the powder improving production of white blood cells.
  • Increase antioxidant protection. The oil can help protect cells from damage caused by free radicals.

It’s also common for black cumin seed powder to be used in applications meant to alleviate inflammatory conditions, such as arthritis, back pain and asthma. In some instances, black cumin seed powder is even applied topically, directly onto blisters, swollen joints or eczema to improve skin health, powered by its potential moisturizing and nourishing benefits.

Wholesale Black Cumin Seed Powder From Botanic Innovations

Organic Black Cumin Seed Powder comes from a low-fat, natural herb seed that’s suitable for personal care, dietary supplement, functional foods, animal nutrition, and a range of other applications. With wholesale pricing on bulk quantities, Botanic Innovations’ NatureFresh Cold Press™ process yields defatted Organic Black Cumin Seed Powder that’s dense in nutrients.

Rich in antioxidant properties and low moisture content, order Organic Black Cumin Seed for your application by requesting a sample or get a quote for quantities greater than 480 pounds.