Ancient Egyptians coveted the black seed as a cure for nearly everything. Warm oil was put on the eyes to get rid of styes. Oil was applied to keep the skin moist, increase elasticity and to treat eczema, burns and rashes. The oil was consumed as a daily tonic to boost the immune system, to increase oxygen exchange amoungst asthma sufferers, decrease coughing, increase joint mobility, stimulate the scalp to improve hair growth, increase lactation, and to improve skin tone.
Today, black seed oil has seen a resurgence in sales. Once again people are seeking out black seed for its amazing tonic benefits. Numerous scientific studies have been conducted showing the benefits of black seed oil. For over a decade Shea Terra Organics' has been importing this oil straight from the stone mills of Nile fed Egypt. Research has found Egyptian black seed oil to be highest in beneficial compounds when compared to oils from black seeds grown elsewhere. Our high quality, cold pressed oil is BCOS certified organic.
This oil is pure and unrefined. It does maintain its natural aroma.
*Our products are made with natural and organic ingredients to treat your hair and skin well. However, keep in mind that results may vary!
Traditional usage of Egyptian Black Seed Oil: Black seed oil has been revered in Egypt for thousands of years. Not surprisingly, black seed oil has been found in the tombs of pharaohs. Common usage of black seed oil is a teaspoonful a day, often mixed with a spoonful of raw honey. Ancient Egyptians would use the oil to boost their immune system. The oil was also applied to the scalp to encourage healthy growth and applied to a variety of skin conditions.
Contains only: 100% pure Egyptian black seed oil (certified organic BCOS)