Black Cumin Seed, whole
Black cumin is an annual flowering plant and the seeds are dark, thin, and crescent-shaped when whole. The seeds have been used for many centuries in the Middle East, the Mediterranean and India.
Today, black cumin seeds are used as a seasoning spice in different cuisines due to their nutty flavor. Besides their culinary uses, black cumin seeds also have a wealth of important health benefits and are one of the most cherished medicinal seeds in history.
Black cumin seeds contain over 100 chemical compounds, including some yet to be identified. In addition to what is believed to be the primary active ingredient, crystalline nigellone, black cumin seeds contain essential fatty acids, protein, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B3, folic acid, calcium, iron, copper, zinc, and phosphorous.
The taste is a mild, nutty flavor that is very unique compared to other nut and seed oils.
- sold by the ounce
- packaged in a small ziplock