The following list contains only some of the very common conditions that black seed can be effectively used for.
All the remedies shown for each condition is based on the best possible combination or based on the practical use related by people in various sources.
1. Baldness and Hair Loss
Loss of hair could be either due to age or some other underlying conditions. People have reported to have improved the growth of hair using black seed oil.
Just pour some oil in your palm and rub both hands against each other. Massage then to the scalp, especially the bald areas.
2. Beard Growth
If you have a thin beard and wants to make it thick, black seed is the solution. Just take some and massage in to the beard. Make sure it reaches the roots.
3. Cancer and Tumors
Crush fresh cloves of garlic and mix with honey and black seed or its oil. Take a teaspoon three times a day.
Mix half a teaspoon of the oil with warm water and drink before breakfast.
5. Radiant Skin and Face
Mix the oil with some olive oil and honey. Apply to face or skin and leave for 15 minutes. Wash with warm water. It makes the skin glow.
6. Chest Congestion
Take one teaspoon twice a day. If you mix it with honey, it works wonders.
Mix an equal amount of the oil with raw honey. Take a teaspoon of the mixture twice a day.
Mix the oil with raw or manuka honey. Take one teaspoon twice a day. Do not take sugar and other foods that cause diabetes.
Put one teaspoon of the oil in one cup of yogurt and drink twice a day. If you add honey, it will add to the taste to make it yummy and heal you faster.
Take a few drops of olive and mix it with a few drops of black seed oil. Put three to five drops in the ear. Please note if you have perforated drum, ask your doctor.
11. Eye Disease and Vision
Carrots are known for making the eye sight better. Mix half a teaspoon of oil with one cup of carrot and drink.
12. Flue and Colds
Mix one teaspoon of honey with one teaspoon of black seed oil and take twice a day. For best results, use raw or local organic honey.
13. Facial Paralysis
Boil the water and add one teaspoon of oil and inhale the fumes.
14. Nasal Congestion
Place only 3 drops in each nostril to ease the congestion
Take one tablespoon of black seed and mix it with honey and warm water. Drink twice a day. You can also mix half a cup of olive oil with a tablespoon of black seed and raw honey.
Drink the solution on empty stomach before going to bed.
16. Gas and Flatulence
Mix honey and black seed in equal amount and take first thing in the morning.
Mix honey, black seed and oil in equal amount and drink. You can also apply the paste to the itching area.
18. Premature Gray Hair
Mix an equal amount of olive and black seed oil and massage in to the scalp. Wash with warm water after an hour.
19. Headaches and Migraines
Mix black seed oil and honey in equal proportion and eat twice a day. For quick result put a few drops in nostrils and rub on the temples.
20. High Blood Pressure
Boil water and add one teaspoon of the oil. Leave it until it is moderately warm and then drink. For best results, mix garlic with black seed and eat.
Take half a teaspoon in warm water and drink.
22. Boosting Immunity
Take one teaspoon of the oil twice a day for general well-being.
23. Breast Feeding and Lactation
Mix honey and the oil in equal amount. Take one teaspoon every day.
24. Boosting Memory
Take a half teaspoon of the oil with half a teaspoon of raw honey. Take twice a day.
In hot countries, it is often a big problem especially at night. Put some black seed oil in the incense burner and enjoy a nice and sound sleep.
26. Mouth Infection/ Gingivitis
Take half a teaspoon and swish around in your mouth for 5 minutes.
27. Nose and Throat Conditions
Make a mixture of the oil with lemon juice and honey. Take twice a day.
28. Back Pain
Rub the oil on the back before going to bed. Eat honey and black seed or its oil.
29. Muscular Pain
Apply the oil to the area where there is pain and massage gently for a few minutes.
30. Rheumatic Pains
Mix black seed and honey and eat daily in small amount. Rub the oil on the aching areas gently.
31. Stomach Pain
Take a teaspoon of black seed with honey. Also mix some honey in a peppermint tea and sip it while it is lightly warm.
32. Tooth ache
Boil cider vinegar and black seed and rinse the mouth with the liquid. Repeat twice a day until the pain is gone.
33. Gum infection
Take some oil and rub them on the gums gently all rounds. Repeat twice a day.
34. Weight Loss
Some people use it for weight loss with great results. It boost the metabolic rate so you may burn more calories. Take 1 a teaspoon in the morning and another at night.
Take one teaspoon mixed with one teaspoon of honey.
Mix one teaspoon of oil with one tablespoon of manuka honey and one tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil. Apply the paste twice a day.
37. Bladder infection
One teaspoon of black seed or its oil with raw or manuka honey twice a day.
Crush two fresh garlic cloves and add one teaspoon of black seed with one tablespoon of honey. Eat twice a day.
You can also apply it to external wounds. For external replace the seeds with oil.