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    Black cumin


    Black cumin seeds (Nigēlla satīva), belonging to the family of buttercups, spicy seasoning, from ancient times highly valued in the Mediterranean, India, Central and Asia Minor.But the most precious product that is obtained from the seeds of this plant is oil, which has a wide range of amazing qualities.The oil manufacturing process has remained unchanged since ancient times: the seeds are placed in a press and squeezed without heating until precious brownish-green drops of pulp are separated from the pulp, which have a characteristic tart aftertaste and spicy smell.Black cumin oil is rich in polyunsaturated fatty acids, about 60% of which is linoleic acid. Oleic acid is about 30% and helps insulin transport glucose to tissue cells. Palmitoleic, α — Linolenic and Arachinic acids are contained in a small amount.The vitamin composition of black cumin oil, which includes vitamins A, E, D, C and B vitamins — B1, B2, B3, has a beneficial effect on the functioning of the brain, heart muscle, bone growth, cleanliness and elasticity of the skin, the work of the central and peripheral nervous system.Trace elements — calcium, potassium, magnesium, iron, sodium, zinc, selenium contained in the oil enrich the human body with the necessary nutrients for normal functioning.Black cumin oil contains 5 phytosterols, which are involved in the production of hormones, bile, and help the immune system fight pathogens.