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Organic nigella vegetable oil (or black cumin) has many therapeutic properties. It is an incomparable treatment to soften and soothe irritated, dry or problem skin. It is also very popular with mature skin, to which it restores suppleness and radiance. 30ml bottle.
The properties of Nigella oil (or black cumin) seem well summed up by this sentence of Mohammed (or Mahomet) extracted from collections of hadith: "Black cumin oil cures all diseases except death".
Very powerful, it is famous for its antioxidant properties but also for its antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and antifungal properties. It is recommended in particular for dry, damaged, irritated and mature skin but also for dry hair, scalp irritation or hair loss.
Black cumin vegetable oil is recognized for its effectiveness in the treatment of skin problems such as redness, acne and skin irritations. Very rich in unsaturated fatty acids and vitamin E, it offers a real rejuvenation cure for mature and dry skin as well as problem skin.
Its active compounds are crystalline nigellone and thymoquinone, which are believed to be primarily responsible for the powerful medicinal properties of black cumin oil, as well as myristic acid, palmitic acid, stearic acid, palmitoleic acid, l oleic acid, linoleic acid, arachidonic acid, proteins and vitamins B1, B2, B3, calcium, folate, iron, copper, zinc and phosphorus. These anti-infectious properties (anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-viral, anti-parasitic) have been widely studied for years (fight against salmonella, Escherichia coli, listeriosis, staphylococcus, etc.).
Its concentration of essential fatty acids, omega-6 (45 to 60% linoleic acids) and terpenic and phenolic compounds such as carvacrol give it anti-free radical (antioxidant) properties appreciated in anti-aging skincare. The anti-inflammatory action resulting from its antioxidant action will be valuable in case of rheumatic pain, but also to soothe irritation and redness.
In addition, this vegetable oil contains nigellone, an active ingredient capable of inhibiting the release of histamine and dilating the bronchi, thus relieving asthma attacks and allergies.
We will finally mention its nourishing, revitalizing, toning, softening and healing properties. A powerful and very complete oil.
Botanical name : Nigella sativa, from organic farming
Nigella or black cumin is an annual plant of the buttercup family (Ranunculaceae) native to southwestern Asia. That of Egypt being the most famous for its aromatic quality. The oil is extracted from the black seeds by mechanical cold pressing. The oil is then successively filtered on blotting paper. The liquid has a yellowish oily profile tending towards brown or green. Its smell is very aromatic and very spicy that can even be disturbing. Its taste is very acidic and bitter at the same time, spicy. Finally, the touch of this oil is greasy but very penetrating.
+ Soothing and healing : ideal in the care of irritated skin or in massage oils
+ Anti-oxidant : perfect against the signs of skin aging
+ Nourishing and regenerating : restores suppleness and softness to the skin
+ Anti-infectious, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and antifungal : it helps in case of acne, shingles, psoriasis, eczema, skin allergies or fungal infections
+ Immunostimulant : helps modulate the body's natural defenses against pathogenic germs
+ Protective and nourishing
+ Strengthens, tones the hair fiber and limits hair loss
+ Promotes tanning
+ Anti-dehydrating : slows the loss of water in the cells
Black cumin vegetable oil is perfect for all skin types. But it offers its full potential on dry, problem, irritated or mature skin. Its rapid penetration makes it an excellent cosmetic product.
Black cumin oil can also be used on the hair, especially dry and brittle hair. In addition to softening them, it will allow them to be toned, shiny, revitalized and strengthened. This oil also gives good results in the fight against dandruff and itchy scalp. In addition, it promotes hair growth and slows down hair loss. If Queen Cleopatra used black cumin oil to get such beautiful and long hair... it's not for nothing !
- Mature skin: wrinkles, premature aging
- Problem skin: pimples, skin marks, red patches, ...
- Dry and sensitive skin
- Fortifying treatments
- In massage or local application on the face or on the body: for sensitive skin, use only in mixture (20% to 50% in vegetable oil of jojoba or argan).
- Mask for dry, dull or brittle hair: leave on for 1/2 hour before shampooing
- In neutral base to dilute essential oils
- In creams, fluid emulsions for young problem skin
- In revitalizing purifying treatments for the face
Although very slightly less effective than neem oil, black cumin oil is perfectly suited to the fight against lice and can therefore be used in exactly the same conditions as an anti-lice oil. We apply it pure on the whole head, we leave it on overnight, we comb with an anti-lice comb and then we do a classic shampoo behind.
To fight against interdigital mycosis or any other bacterial invasion on the skin, black cumin oil will do wonders. Simply apply one drop between clean, dry toes. And if you want to reinforce the action, add a drop of laurel essential oil to the black cumin oil.
For dry, irritated or mature skin
The fatty acids it contains will deeply nourish the skin. As for its anti-inflammatory action, it will be able to soothe irritation and redness. In addition, its antioxidant property protects cells from free radicals to prevent their degradation, and prevent the formation of wrinkles and slackening of the skin. Finally, Nigella oil has an action on the formation of collagen as well as on the healing process.
For acne-prone skin
Black cumin vegetable oil contains a unique active ingredient with powerful anti-infective properties capable of acting against fungi and bacteria: thymoquinone. This molecule will cleanse the skin and effectively fight against acne problems. The anti-inflammatory properties mentioned above and healing properties will both calm the damaged skin but also improve the appearance of the skin.
Against seasonal allergies
If you suffer from hay fever (allergy to pollens) or allergy to dust or animals, consider the antiallergic properties of black seed oil taken orally. According to therapists, it is sufficient to ingest 1 to 2 teaspoons per day (be careful, no more!), 15 days before the arrival of pollen.
Against gastric problems
The nigelline contained in the nigella has a stimulating action on the gastric system. Thymoquinone then has a protective effect on the gastric mucosa, limiting lesions. Ingest 1/2 to 1 teaspoon at noon and evening before the meal helps to reduce the formation of gastric ulcers on a daily basis.
To support your immune system
Black Seed Vegetable Oil contains powerful antioxidants as well as B vitamins and beneficial acids. Thanks to them, it helps to support and stimulate the immune system.
Nigella sativa seed oil*
(*) Ingredients from organic farming
100% of the ingredients are natural and organic.
30ml brown glass bottle. Cap with integrated drip stopper (the oil flows in a thin stream).
In case of internal use, we advise you to dilute the Nigella vegetable oil by half in another more neutral food vegetable oil. Internal use is not recommended during pregnancy. Keep your vegetable oils properly closed and out of reach of children. In general, keep away from light and heat. If you use your vegetable oils for cosmetic use, you can add 8 drops of vitamin E per 100 ml of oil (directly in the bottle) in order to protect your vegetable oils.
Since 2007, Direct Nature has specialized in the manufacture and distribution of essential oil diffusers in all forms and for all markets, becoming a key player in the French market.
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