Traditional Uses for Nigella in the Far East
This information is not FDA approved or recommended. There is no substitute for visiting your doctor. Symptoms you have may be from a more serious issue. Do not ignore your body’s signals such as pain, and see your doctor.
Black Caraway seed is generally regarded as safe. The general info below was traditionally based on an average adult of 100 to 150 lbs. Each person has many variables like height, weight, metabolism, sensitivity, etc.
Black Caraway Seed contains 100 elements in its make-up. Most noted are TQ-ThymoQuinone, melanthin, nigilline, damascenine and tannins. Melanthin is toxic in large doses and nigelline is paralytic, use in moderation. Always do your research and use prudent practices when taking supplements.
Since ancient times Nigella Sativa – Black Caraway Seed has been regarded as a healing panacea for a wide array of dis-ease. Some of the more common uses for Nigella have been listed below.
(One serving size is equal to 1/2 teaspoon, or two capsules of Spice of Life-Nigella)
Chronic health conditions may call for one serving, three times daily. But many common issues clear up with only two capsules. If the desired results are not received in a few hours, repeat the serving. Tougher cases may need to increase the amount taken as well.
Nigella was used as a spice for cooking, baking and also as a food preservative.
Allergies – For runny nose, watery eyes, sneezing, coughs, inflammation. Take just one dose/two capsules, relief should come in 30 minutes. If not relieved, then repeat after one or two hours, as needed.
Cold and Flu – At the first sign of symptoms, take 1 dose of spice with at least ½ glass of water. If symptoms persist, repeat after 4 hours.
Constipation – Take 1 dose every 4 to 6 hours and one full glass of water every 2 hours. If symptoms continue for more than 2 days, see a doctor.
Kidney Infection – Take one dose every 6 to 8 hours for 2 or 3 days. Drink plenty of water, Coconut water and cranberry juice are also suggested.