Kalonji seeds also known as Black Cumin or Nigella Sativa are the seeds of a plant indigenous to the Middle East and South Asia. They are used in many traditional medical systems in the region including Ayurveda, Siddha, and Unani for their various medicinal benefits. Black Cumin seeds are loaded with antioxidants which help fight disease-causing pathogens and free radicals which might infect the internal organs. These seeds are also used traditionally to aid in obesity, diabetes, menstrual problems, hair fall, heart diseases, and for relief from other chronic illnesses. Many of the benefits of Kalonji or Black Cumin are also established by modern science.
Brihatri Kalonji seeds are packed raw with all the medicinal and health benefits of these seeds intact. Boil a glass of water with Brihatri Kalonji seeds till the color of the water changes or for at least 8 minutes and filter the seeds and drink to imbibe the medicinal benefits of Kalonji. The seeds need not be filtered if desired and can also be consumed for enhanced health benefits. Consuming water medicated with Brihatri Kalonji seeds every day in the morning helps regulate blood sugar levels in diabetes. (Click here to read about another seed infused water which helps in diabetes). It also helps enhance the benefits of workouts and other efforts towards weight loss. It helps in reducing hair fall and is good oral medicine to combine with external ayurvedic hair oils for enhanced benefits. It also helps relieve internal inflammations and also help to control diabetes and cholesterol.
Brihatri Kalonji seeds are packed with the best quality Black Cumin seeds sourced from the best farms in India. They are cultivated organically and processed by following the best hygienic practices for the best output for the consumers. This product is completely free from added chemicals and other artificial flavors. There might be many brands offering quality Kalonji seeds but they can at best only match and not be better than the quality of the seeds offered by Brihatri. Click here to buy!
SCIENTIFICALLY PROVEN BENEFITS OF KALONJI SEEDS
The health, nutritional and medicinal benefits of Kalonji seeds have been put to test in various scientific studies and on most occasions, the results were positive and matched its use prescribed by traditional practitioners. The efficacy of these seeds has been proven in the management of diabetes, cholesterol, inflammations, hair health etc. We will look at some of these studies below.
A study conducted by scientists from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia published in the ‘Journal of Family and Community Medicine’ titled “Favorable impact of Nigella sativa seeds on lipid profile in type 2 diabetic patients” has found a beneficial impact on diabetes patients on the consumption of Kalonji seeds on a daily basis over a period of time. The study also showed an improvement in the lipid profile of diabetic patients on regular consumption of these seeds. This helps in improving their cholesterol profile.
The efficacy of these seeds to help in improving lipid profile was also established in greater detail in a study made available in the United States National Library of Medicine titled “Nigella sativa (black seed) effects on plasma lipid concentrations in humans: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized placebo-controlled trials”. This study confirmed that Kalonji seeds helped in increasing HDL or good cholesterol and reduced LDL or bad cholesterol. It also helps in significantly lowering triglycerides.
The efficacy of these seeds in inflammation, hair health, etc. has also been established in scientific studies.
BENEFITS OF HAVING KALONJI SEEDS
Regular consumption of Kalonji seeds helps as a supplement therapy for weight loss. It helps to improve the efficacy of your weight loss regime (exercises, workouts and other foods). Click here to know of another type of holy seeds which helps in weight loss.
These seeds are recommended as a part of daily diet regimes for helping in menstrual disorders.
Kalonji seeds help lower LDL cholesterol and triglycerides in the body thus improving the lipid profile.
Kalonji seeds soaked in water are recommended by practitioners of traditional medicines to help in diabetes.
They have strong anti-inflammatory properties and help soothe internal inflammations.
Kalonji seeds are rich in antioxidants which help in preventing many diseases.
They also possess strong anti-microbial properties.
They have hepatoprotective properties and are beneficial for the liver.
They also have help with stomach ulcers.
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