Historically, black seed has been used for headache, toothache, nasal congestion, asthma, arthritis, and intestinal worms. It has also been used for "pink eye" Today, black seed is most commonly used for asthma, diabetes, hypertension, and many other conditions(conjunctivitis), pockets of infection (abscesses), and parasites.
10-15 gms. of Kalonji can be used in fighting obesity and hyperlipidaemia. It is also effective in PCOD and associative symptoms. It possesses anti-cancer and cardio protective action. Black seed is used as analgesic in headache, toothache, arthritis etc. Kalongi is used with warm water for curing intestinal worms. Topical application of kalongi seeds paste is useful to fight dandruff and promote hair growth.
Effects: Black seed is most commonly used for asthma, diabetes, hypertension, infection (abscesses), and intestinal parasites. Black seed, when taken by mouth in small quantities, such as flavouring for foods, is likely safe for most people. Black seed oil and black seed powder are possibly safe when medical amounts are used short-term. Precautions should be taken during Pregnancy, Bleeding Disorder, Low blood sugar & breast feeding.
Dose: 10-15gms with warm water