Common English Name: Black seed, black cumin, black caraway.
Botanical Name: Nigella sativa.
Plant Family: Ranunculaceae.
Method of Extraction: Cold pressing of the seeds.
Origin: Indigenous to south and southwest Asia.
Plant Description: A small plant with green, linear leaves, pale-blue or white-colored flowers, and the fruit which contains the seeds.
Main Chemical Components: High in essential fatty acids of linoleic acid, oleic acid, and palmitic acid, vitamins, and minerals.
Blends Well With: Carrier oils; essential oils.
Uses: Damaged hair, damaged skin, itchy skin, irritated skin, dry skin.
Fun Fact: Black seed is an ancient plant and is mentioned in the Bible.
Cautions for Use: It is important to use in dilution.