20 BLACK CUMIN seeds (Nigella sativa)
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Black cumin or Nigella sativa is an annual plant of the family Renonculaceae.
It is a plant that measures 50 to 60 cm in height.
The flowers are blue but can also be white.
Its fruit is very original.
Nigella sativa seeds are small and black in color, resembling those of ramsons or soapwort.
Nigella's seeds are edible as are opium poppy. They are used as a spice under the name of black cumin.
In traditional medicine, seeds have been used in the Middle East and Southeast Asia to treat ailments including asthma, bronchitis, rheumatism and other inflammatory diseases.
Its seed oil has been used to treat skin conditions such as eczema and boils.
Many researchers have recently studied his reaction to cancer.
It is said, that Nigel has many anticancer properties like goji.
Sowing black cumin seeds:
Start by preparing a box of fine potting soil, sprinkle the seeds on top and cover very slightly with the fingers.
Water the seedling gently and place the crop in a place close to 20 ° C.
Nigella seeds usually germinate after 15 days after sowing.
It is also possible to sow directly in the ground, but the result will be worse overall.
- Very beautiful flowering.
- Annual which is usually natural.
- Atypical fruits.
- Easy culture.
Do not consume without medical advice.
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