Organic Black Seed 450mg – 90 Veg Caps
Black seed (Nigella sativa) is a highly prized traditional remedy considered to be a panacea. Modern research has revealed remarkable benefits to many areas of health. Viridian Nutrition uses the highest quality organic black seeds sourced from Egypt. Certified organic by the Soil Association – better for the planet, better for you.
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The ancient Egyptians used black seed and described it as a panacea (cure for many problems and diseases). Tutankhamun even had a bottle of the oil in his tomb.
The great Persian thinker and physician, ‘Ibn Senna’, known in the West as Avicenna, who wrote the great medical treatise ‘The Canon of Medicine’, referred to black seed as a seed ‘that stimulates the body’s energy and helps recovery from fatigue’. In Islamic literature, it is considered one of the greatest natural forms of healing medicine.
Nigella Sativa originates from Western Asia and is an herb that grows about 16-24 inches in height and has white flowers when in bloom. The deep black, sharp-cornered rectangular seeds (no longer than 3 mm) are the part of the plant that is used for the preparation of products.
Thymoquinone (TQ) is an important active constituent in Nigella sativa. It exerts promising pharmacological properties against several diseases. TQ holds excellent antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and other important biological activities. Traditionally, TQ in black seed oil is suggested to be responsible for benefits in diseases such as asthma, hypertension, bronchitis, headache, eczema, and flu. It appears to enhance GABAA and has been reported for its anxiety-reducing properties. TQ is thought to have antidepressant effects in those with excessive inflammation which is suggested to play a role in depression. The seeds of nigella sativa comprise of proteins, fatty acids, and carbohydrates. The TQ content of the oil overall accounts for between 0.05% and 0.17%. However, thymoquinone content can be successfully increased to achieve 3% volume in black seed oil through plant breeding methods i ii.
- 100% Organic Black seed capsules
- Adults, 1-2 capsules, once to twice daily with food.
- Age 8+ 1 capsule
- Suitable for children aged 8 years and older – 1 capsule daily
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