The Messenger(pbuh) of Allah said,“Black Seed is the cure for all ailments except death.“ (Narrated Burda; Masnad Ahmed)
The black seed is not recommended during pregnancy, however during lactation, it is an excellent form of added nutrition for both mother and the growing child while its immune system boosting properties serve as a natural, safe way to build resistance against illness. In addition, as studies have shown, black seed helps increase milk production during breastfeeding.
1. Muscular Pain / Rheumatism
Mildly heat a small amount of black seed mixed with olive oil and then stroke the painful area intensely with preparation.
2. Skin Conditions
Recipe 1 : Internally-Take 1/2 teaspoons blackseed oil 2-3 times a day.
Recipe 2 : For a clear complexion, mix 1/2 teaspoon of black seed oil with a tablespoon of olive oil. Rub the face with this mixture and leave on for one hour. Wash with soap and water.
3. Dizziness and ear infection
Use it as a drop for the ears for “infection”; and drink it in tea and rub under your cheek and at the back of your neck for dizziness.
4. For women and delivery
It is the best thing for helping with the pains of labor. Boil the black seed with honey and drink.
5. For skin diseases
Mix a unit of the black seed oil with a same unit of rose water and 2 units of brown flour. Before you use the mix rub the area with a cloth dipped in vinegar. Lightly apply the mixture to the skin and then expose to the sun every day.
Warm black seed oil and massage the oil into the painful areas. Also, make a drink of boiled black seed and mix with honey, drink before going to sleep; and have a lot of yaqeen (full-faith).
7. High blood pressure
Mix the black seed with hot liquids you may drink, such as coffee, tea, etc; and rub your body with the oil and have yaqeen.
8. Chest pains and colds
Add 1 tablespoon of the black seeds in boiling water and inhale the vapor and cover your head before you sleep.
9. Heart burn
Add a few drops of black seed oil to a hot cup of milk and add one teaspoon of honey. Also, eat a lot of lettuce.
10. Eye pain
Rub the oil around the eyes before you sleep and mix a few drops of the oil with hot drinks.
Mix 10 drops of black seed oil with a cup of honey. Eat 1 spoon of this mixture daily, every morning, before you eat or drink anything else. Follow with a glass of milk. Do this for two months.
Rub the affected area with black seed oil. 3 times a day drink a mixture of a teaspoon of the oil with a glass of carrot juice. Do this for three months.
Mix 10 drops of black seed oil with a glass of orange juice when waking up for 10 days. Important, do not sleep after Fajr salat.
14. For memorizing
Boil mint and mix it with honey and 7 drops of black seed oil–drink while warm any time of the day. Also, stop drinking coffee and tea.
Mix: 1 cup of black seeds
1 cup of watercress seeds
1/2 cup of pomegranate peel
Grind the mixture into a powder. Take half a spoonful of the mixture together with a teaspoon of black seed oil before breakfast for one month.
16. Ear ache
Soak 1 fresh clove of garlic in 1oz. of black seed oil for 3 days. Drop a few drops of oil directly into the ear and massage some oil behind the ear.
17. Eye Soreness
Remedy 1 : Externally-As eye compress for soreness caused by over-exertion.
Boil 1 tablespoon of black seed in 8 oz. water. Allow to sit for 10 minutes. Pour through strainer. Soak two cotton pads in the solution. Place pads on eyes for 10 minutes.
Remedy 2: Rub temples with black seed oil before going to sleep.
Remedy 1: Internally-Make a tea
Mix equal parts Ground black seed, ground fennel and peppermint. Add 3-7 drops of Black seed oil. Sweeten with honey.
Remedy 2: Externally-Make a compression
Apply a compression soaked with apple vinegar and black seed to the stomach.
Strain a teaspoon of finely crushed black seeds into a hot drink and take with two lobes of garlic every morning before breakfast.
A teaspoon of black seed and honey or with tea before supper offers relief from insomnia and a restful sleep.
21. Nausea / Vomiting
Mix a teaspoon of ground black seed in boiled mint three times daily.
Remedy 1 : Mix ground black seed with olive oil to form a paste and paint the tooth with it.
Remedy 2: Boil 8 oz apple cider vinegar with 2 tablespoons ground black seeds. Strain. Rinse the mouth with it for several days.
Remedy 3: Rub painful area with 1-2 drops of the oil.
Boil 10 grams of Kalaunji-Black seeds with half litre of water and filter. Gargle twice a day.