Mentioned in the Hadith, and Tib Al Nabawi(Prophetic medicine) as a cure for everything besides death. And with reference to the seed in the bible this seed was and still is cultivated in the middle east. Black Seed or Nigella Sativa, or Habet Al Barakeh (Seed of Blessing) is an old traditional remedy still used today. It is an annual herb which belongs to the Ranunculacea family. A flowering plant 20-90 cms tall. The seed and oil contains volatile oils and most of the health attributes are related to this. From 30 years according to the WHO ONLY 20% of the population depend on medicine. 80% prefer to use herbs, and plants. Essential oil has the ability to fight against bacteria, fungus, and yeast. Traditionally it has been used for asthma, bronchitis, rheumatism and related diseases. The most prominent component of Black Seeds is thymoquinone. This gives it an antioxidant property.
In conclusion Black Seeds and the oil have multiple beneficial effects. The oil can be taken as one teaspoon/day. Either on its own or mixed with honey or yoghurt.