Nigella sativa (black-caraway, also known as Nigella or kalonji), often called black cumin, is an annual flowering plant in the family Ranunculaceae, native to south and southwest Asia. The black cumin fruit is a large and inflated capsule composed of three to seven united follicles, each containing numerous seeds which are used as a spice, sometimes as a replacement for black cumin.

  • Botanical Name  : Sesamum Indicum
  • Family  : Pedaliaceae
  • Commercial Part  : N/A


Black Cumin Seed Oil comes from the Nigella Sativa plant that is native to Asia. Recent studies on this incredibly powerful seed oil show it may be helpful in combating super bugs like MRSA or h.pylori and in cancer patients, Black Cumin is a medicinal spice that appears to be active in the dose used to season food products. It has a potent bioactive known asthymoquinone which shows promise in treating epilepsy, allergies, and boosting the immune system.