Bulk Herbs: Black Cumin Seed (Nigella), Organic
Size: 1 oz package
Also Known as: black cumin, upakunchika, Black Seed, Black Cumin Seeds, Nigelia, Fennel Flower, Roman Coriander
Farming Type: Organic
Black cumin is an annual herbaceous plant with fine foliage and delicate pale bluish purple or white flowers. It is indigenous to the Mediterranean, but grows prolifically in many areas of the world.
The seeds are used in cooking and teas. The oil is used both cosmetically and medicinally. The seeds can be used as a tea by themselves, or added to coffee or tea for an evocative flavoring. The seeds can also be used in all manners of cooking and baking, as well as pastas, casseroles, salads, and stir fry.
Black cumin seeds were found in the entombed with Tutankhamen for his journey into the afterlife. They were mentioned in the old testament of the bible, as well as by the prophet Mohammed.
Note: Not for use in pregnancy or nursing except under the supervision of a qualified healthcare practitioner.
In magick, Black seed has similar properties to Cumin - being ruled by Fire and Mars. However, unlike Cumin it's energy is strongest when used in protection magick, grounding, bindings and banishments.