Nigella seeds also known as blackseeds, kalonji seeds have significant levels of amino acids, saponins, sodium, iron, copper, zinc, phosphorus, calcium, potassium, thiamine, niacin, pyridoxine, and folic acid. In addition, it has antibacterial, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and cancer-fighting properties.
Nigella seeds have a high concentration of thymoquinone, which is a very powerful antihistamine. Antihistamines are often prescribed to patients with alopecia to help with hair regrowth and thinning spots. Also, this herb helps with hair loss and hair shedding, helps to strengthen the hair, encourages blood circulation especially in the scalp, and keeps the hair soft, hydrated, conditioned, and shiny.
It maintains scalp health by reducing the growth of various fungal organisms, which leads to a moisturised, nourished, and healthy scalp. Due to its antibacterial, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties, nigella seeds can help resolve skin imbalances, such as acne and psoriasis. As well as scalp issues, such as dandruff, inflammation, flakiness, itchiness, and dryness.