“Black seed” is actually more of a description than a proper name, yet is preferred because it helps to distinguish it from caraway and cumin. Black seeds, scientifically known as Nigella sativa, are a common ingredient used in Indian and Middle Eastern cuisines. They are also called onion seeds, fennel flower seeds, black caraway, Roman coriander and kalonji.
Since ancient times, people have used these seeds and their oil to treat ailments. With virtually no side effects, the healing power of black seeds is wide-ranging. Here are the top hair benefits of these wonder seeds and black seed oil recipe for you to try:
Probably one of the most unique black seed oil benefits is its uncanny ability to help restore hair loss. By strengthening hair follicles, there is very good reason to see how black seed oil can help promote strengthened hair roots. Reduces hair breakage, promotes hair growth, nourishes scalp, reduces frizz and much more!
RECIPE FOR BLACK SEED HAIR OIL:
Things you need-
- 1 cup warm coconut oil
- 1/4 cup kalonji seeds/black seeds
In a jar, add coconut oil and add in kalonji seeds.
Stir and keep the jar in dark for 1 month. Shake it occasionally.
You can strain the oil after 1 month or keep the seeds infused.
For topical treatment, just pour some oil in your palm and rub both hands against each other. Massage the oil on scalp, especially the bald areas and hair length too. Wash after 3-4 hours.