Black Seed Oil - Ancient Remedy
Healing Properties Known for Thousands of Years
Now Backed by Modern Science

What is black seed oil and what secrets does it hold for health and wellness?

Black seed oil (BSO) comes from the black cumin seed (Nigella sativa). It has been use for millennia in many different forms. In order to understand what it is and the potential it holds, we will look at the following 11 areas. We will use the most current research to shed light on each of these subjects. There will be a link at the bottom of this page to an in-depth article with over 240 sources.
  • Ancient Origins: the history of black seed oil
  • Nutrient Dense: the chemical properties of black seed oil and the nutrients it provides
  • Versatile: the history of its use
  • Anti-inflammatory: the properties that allow BSO to help with pain and inflammation
  • Microbial Defense: the immunity enhancing capabilities of BSO
  • Heart Health: the cardiovascular properties of BSO 
  • Brain Health: the neurological potential of BSO
  • ​Gut Health: the gastrointestinal potential of BSO
  • Diabetes: the anti-diabetic capacity of BSO
  • Skin Health: the ability of BSO to help with skin conditions
  • ​Cancer Fighter: the cancer fighting capacity of BSO
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The history of the black cumin seed dates back to the time of the Pharaohs (1). It is mentioned in the Bible (2), was used by classical Greek physicians (3), has been used in the Arab world for thousands of years (4), has a rich tradition with historic Muslim physicians (2,5), and was mentioned by Maimonides (2).
Black seed oil is a significant source of essential fatty acids (EFAs), vitamins, minerals, proteins, and amino acids. It also contains hundreds of synergistic phytonutrients, including phytosterols, tocopherols, steroidal glycosides, and alkaloids (4,5,6,7).
Black seed oil has been used to treat almost any disease or condition. These include asthma, eczema, inflammation, diabetes, influenza, rheumatism, gastrointestinal issues, cancer, hypertension, neurological issues, and many more (3,5,6).  It has also been used to promote general well-being (5).
Black seed oil has
Anti-inflammatory Properties (6)
Antioxidant Properties (6,8)
Antihistamine Properties (5)

Black seed oil can act as an
Antibacterial agent (6,8)
Antiviral agent (6)
Antifungal agent (6)
Antiparasitic agent (6)
Studies have shown the ability of black seed oil (Nigella sativa [NS]) to reduce blood pressure in animals (6). It has been used in traditional herbal medicine for this purpose for millennia (3,5,6).
The 2019 article “Nigella sativa L. (Black Cumin): A Promising Natural Remedy for Wide Range of Illnesses” reviewed 21 studies (9-31) exploring the potential of black seed oil (Nigella sativa [NS] and Thymoquinone [TQ]) in five specific neurological areas: Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, Depression and anxiety, Epilepsy, and Opioid Dependence and Tolerance. The review concluded NS and TQ held great promise for improvement in these areas (6).
Animal and human studies have shown NS and TQ have broad gastroprotective and restorative potentials (3,5,6). These include treatments for Celiac disease, dyspepsia, and other common ailments.
Many of the properties exhibited by black seed oil have the potential to be helpful in the management and treatment of diabetes (6,7).  In particular it has the potential to reduce bad cholesterol and body weight (6).
The 2015 article “Dermatological effects of Nigella sativa” examined all of the current studies and articles relating to NS and TQ as they relate to the skin. The article focused on ten areas of interest: the antibacterial properties, the antiviral properties, the antifungal properties, the antiparasitic properties, wound healing, psoriasis, acne vulgaris, allergic reactions, eczema, and skin cancer. The article concluded, “The published original research articles on the effects of N. sativa and its ingredients strongly indicate its pharmacological potential in dermatology” (47).

The 2019 article “Nigella sativa L. (Black Cumin): A Promising Natural Remedy for Wide Range of Illnesses” reviewed 15 studies (32-46) to assess the role NS and TQ can play in fighting cancer. The article focused on the complimentary role that NS and TQ can have with conventional cancer therapies and its effect on cancer markers. The review determined that NS and TQ can help alleviate the side effects of conventional therapies and can act on all ten major cancer markers (6).
Characteristics and Potential Benefits of KK Black Seed Oil:
  • Source: the black seed oil in KK Black Seed Oil is virgin organic oil that is cold-pressed extracted without the use of solvents from the seeds of the Nigella sativa plant. It is then bottled in a cGMP/FDA compliant facility.
  • Nutrient Dense: It is a rich source of Omega-6 and Omega-9 essential fatty acids, vitamins, minerals, and synergistic phytonutrients.
  • Versatile: It has the potential to treat almost any disease or condition.
  • ​Anti-Inflammatory: It has the potential to act as an anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and antihistamine.
  • Microbial Defense: It has the potential to act as an antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal, and antiparasitic agent. 
  • Heart Heath: It has the potential to lower blood pressure and promote cardiovascular health.
  • Brain Health: It has the potential to help with neurological issues.
  • Gut Health: It has the potential to restore and protect the gastrointestinal tract.
  • Diabetes: Many of the properties of black seed oil can help with diabetes.
  • ​Skin Health: It has the potential to help with a wide range of skin issues.
  • Cancer Fighter: It has the potential to help with both the side effects of conventional cancer treatments as well as attacking the cancer itself.
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This page is intended for informational purposes only and not as a substitute for professional medical consultation, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment. The information provided is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or condition. If you suspect you may have a disease or condition, you should consult a licensed healthcare practitioner. KK Black Seed Oil has not been independently studied or evaluated in relation to any of the information provided on this page.
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