May be used as a culinary spice and for baked goods
Recommended use:. 1 tsp (app. 2.8 g) 1-3 times per day, preferably with a meal.
May be used as a culinary spice.
Most of us know black cumin seeds from Turkish bread, naan and other types of bread where the seeds are spinkled to give it a spicy and intense taste.
Nigella sativa is one of the oldest cultivated plants in the history of mankind. This allegation was proven when archaeologists found a bottle of black cumin seed oil in the grave of Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun - for use in the afterlife.
Throughout history, black cumin seeds have been used extensively in the Middle East, the Mediterranean region and India. Today, the seeds are valued as a culinary spice in many parts of the world.