BLACK CUMIN SEED



HS CODE: 09093119

Black cumin seeds, also known as 'the blessed seeds' were discovered in Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamen's tomb. Though mentioned in scriptures, black cumin seeds weren't researched till about 40 years ago. When more was read about these seeds, it was discovered that ancient Greeks used the seeds for toothaches and headaches. These seeds are quite underrated in the market, but they're one of the best natural remedies for auto-immune diseases. They are also outstandingly useful in helping with asthma and allergies.

Black seed is a plant. People have used the seed to make medicine for over 2000 years. It was even discovered in the tomb of King Tut.

A Historically, black seed has been used for headache, toothache, nasal congestion, and intestinal worms. It has also been used for “pink eye” (conjunctivitis), pockets of infection (abscesses), and parasites.

Today, black seed is used for treating digestive tract conditions including gas, colic, diarrhea, dysentery, constipation, and hemorrhoids. It is also used for respiratory conditions including asthma, allergies, cough, bronchitis, emphysema, flu, swine flu, and congestion.

Scientific name: Nigella sativa

New Crop: APRIL-MAY

Black Cumin varieties (Types):
Quality HPS: 1 to 2 % Admixture (Cleaned by Machine without dust & stone)

Purity: 98% / 99% / 99.5%
Admixture: 1%
Moisture: 8% max
Broken: 5% Max
Salmonella: Absent/25 gms

TYPE OF BAG QUANTITY
New Multi Wall Paper Bag 50lb/22.68kg/24kg
P.P. Bag 52.12lb/25kg or 110.23lb/50kg
Jute Bag 110.23lb/50kg

20’ft Container 15-16 Metric Tons
40’ft container 25-26 Metric Tons

• The seeds of Nigella Sativa are used as a spice in Indian and Eastern cuisines.
• The black seeds taste like a combination of onions, black pepper and oregano.
• They have a pungent bitter taste and smell. The dry-roasted Nigella seeds flavour curries, vegetables and pulses.
• It can be used as a "pepper" in recipes with pod fruit, vegetables, salads and poultry.
• It is used as part of the spice mixture Panch Phoron (meaning a mixture of five spices) and by itself in many recipes in Bengali cuisine and most recognizably in naan bread.
• Nigella is also used in Armenian string cheese, a braided string cheese called majdouleh or majdouli in the Middle East.
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