Kalonji or Nigella Seeds – also known as black cumin – is found in every Indian kitchen. In lots of vegetarian and even fish recipes Kalonji is used for centuries, in different ways in different cultures. But did you know it has diverse stimulating and healing properties for our internal health as well as to improve conditions of our skin and hair?
For over 3000 years people Kalonji or Black Seed Oil is used medically to cure a range of ailments – as a good source of antioxidant to protect against heart disease, diabetes and obesity, as an effective element to lower cholesterol, to kill bacteria, to alleviate inflammation etc. But history says Black Seed Oil was used by the royal figures such as Cleopatra and Nefertiti in ancient Greece as a part of their skin and hair care routines. When used topically Black Seed Oil help to promote hair growth by promoting stronger and smoother hair strands. With regular use this oil also helps your skin look rejuvenated by eliminating the appearances of blemishes, dark circles and wrinkles.
If you have been looking for just this kind of multipurpose herbal remedy, Nature Sure Kalonji Oil is the right choice for you. Although you can find quite a few similar products offered under various brand names, Nature Sure is a better choice solely because in a travel friendly packaging you get 100% pure, undiluted cold pressed Black Seed Oil.
Nature Sure Kalonji Oil for Hair & Skin Care:
If you are looking for a deep conditioning hair mask that enhances its growth, helps to sooth and nourish your scalp and also easy to use then look no further. Just pour around 2 tablespoon of Nature Sure Kalonji Oil on your palms and rub them together to warm the oil. Then apply it all over your scalp and then smooth the oil down all over your hair strands. Leave it on for an hour and after that wash it off with the shampoo of your choice. By following this hair care ritual for 2-3 times a week you will see visible changes in your hair quality. Kalonji Oil not only boost hair growth, but also helps to reduce scalp dryness and dandruff by increasing scalp’s oil production, and also known to slow the onset of grey hair.
Since Nature Sure Kalonji Oil is 100% pure and undiluted in nature, you can use this as carrier oil for your skin care regime. While you can directly apply few drops of the oil on the affected areas of your skin – such as on acne spot and pigmentation patches – or you can add this oil with your regular moisturizer to prevent skin infections. Alternatively you can also use Kalonji Oil in your face pack to prevent skin dryness, signs of aging and to promote a healthy looking complexion.
Although the oil can be used both orally and topically, it’s advisable to consult your doctor before using it to treat a health condition.
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