Botanical Name: Nigella sativa
Extraction Method: Cold-Pressed
Processing Type: Refined
Obtained From: Seeds, Egypt
Description: Black Cumin is cultivated throughout Asia, the Middles East, and Africa. The carrier oil has a high amount of A, B, and C Vitamins and minerals including potassium, copper, zinc and selenium.
It blends well with citrus and herbaceous scents in massage blends.
Color: Light amber.
Aromatic Description: Black Cumin Seed Oil has a somewhat nutty, bitter, pungent odor.
Common Uses: Also known as Black Seed Oi, Black Cumin Seed Oil has been used as an all-purpose medicinal oil for centuries in Asia and Middle Eastern countries, especially for skin problems. According to a hadith of Islam, the Prophet Mohammed said, the black granules (kalonji) are the remedy for all diseases except death.
Consistency: Medium viscosity typical of vegetable carrier oils.
Absorption: Absorbs into the skin at an average speed, and leaves slight oily feeling on the skin.
Shelf Life: Users can expect a shelf life of two years with proper storage conditions (cool, out of direct sunlight). Refrigeration after opening is recommended.
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CERTIFICATE OF ANALYSIS ESSENTIAL7
Product: Black Cumin Seed (Egypt) Carrier Oil
Lot No.: 15081-A04 to D04
Best Before: October, 2015 Store in air tight container; in a cool dry area; away from direct sunlight.
Properties Specifications: Results: Appearance: Dark yellow liquid. Complies
Odor: Characteristic Complies
Relative Density: 0.9200- 0.9300 @ 20C Complies
Refractive Index: 1.4700- 1.4800 @ 20C 1.478
Iodine Value: 105-125 Complies
Palmitic Acid: 13- 17% 13..3%