Throughout history, humans have used black cumin, the black seed from the plant Nigella sativa, as a nutritive, preventive and curative agent.
In the Arab world black Cumin earned the name of Habbat al-Baraka or the “Blessed Seed” after Prophet Muhammad (peace & blessings of Allah be with him) mentioned its curative value. In common Arabic, it came to be a cherished part of Muslim societies. The healing powers of Black Cumin, the seeds from the plant Nigella Sativa, have been recognized for over three thousand years in the folklore of many cultures. It has been regarded as a “Miracle Seed” for it is known to assist the body in its own natural healing process.