What is it? Organic, virgin cold-pressed, pure plant oil. Nigella sativa, often called black cumin, is an annual flowering plant in the family Ranunculaceae, native to south and southwest Asia.
Who it's for: Acne and Psoriasis skin types
The black seed oil has anti-bacterial qualities and has helped 60% of sufferers from psoriasis. A natural solution! This is a high rate of success actually because Psoriasis is a stubborn condition that is difficult to treat. Due to its excellent anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties along with skin-nourishing effect, black cumin seed oil applied on psoriasis lesions can help relieve symptoms significantly. It does have a viscous skin feel, however it is easily absorbed and does not leave an oily feeling on your skin.
Its active compounds, crystalline nigellone, and thymoquinone are the most studied, but it also contains myristic acid, palmitic acid, stearic acid, palmitoleic acid, oleic acid, linoleic acid, arachidonic acid, proteins, and vitamins B1, B2, B3, calcium, folate, iron, copper, zinc and phosphorous.
Black cumin seed oil helps with:
Reduced skin inflammation – When applied on skin lesions, relieves the skin inflammation along with a reduction in skin redness.
Deep skin miniaturization – Psoriasis is characterized by skin dryness. Essential fatty acids contained in black cumin seed oil can help nourish and moisturize the skin deeply to reduce the scale thickness and itching.
Fights infection – Open cracks in psoriasis lesions are always an easy target for external disease-causing microbes. Due to powerful antimicrobial properties, applying black cumin seed oil on psoriasis lesions can help fight off these microbes.
Reduces hair loss associated with scalp psoriasis – Hair loss due to scalp psoriasis is not permanent. Still, empty spaces in the scalp due to continuous loss are bothersome. Black cumin seed oil strengthens the hair follicles to make the roots stronger. This results in the reduction of hair loss.
Lifestyle tips for Psoriasis: Soaking in the tub for a short time can be good for your skin because the skin's outer layer can absorb water and become less dry. Soak for 15 to 20 minutes. Then use a soft towel to pat your skin dry without rubbing. Immediately after drying, apply a moisturizer to your skin. This helps seal in the moisture
Drink plenty of water daily. Supplements like Fish Oil, Omegas, Pro-Biotics (very important for Psoriasis and Acne, and MSM can make a noticeable change in your skin and energy levels. Everything starts in your gut, and if you have digestive problems, then your skin will show it. Change your pillowcase every day if possible. Keep hair very clean and washed daily. If your hair is longer, sweep it up away from the face and neck during the day and while you sleep. Avoid synthetic perfumes and body sprays. Exfoliate skin daily if possible and use a mask 2 times a week.
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DISCLAIMER: *These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease or condition. I am not making medical claims, this is not intended to treat cure or heal, I am not promising a cure.