Black Cumin Health Benefits

Kalijiri or black cumin (Nigella Sativa) is an ancient Indian spice that has been known to have numerous medicinal properties and health benefits. The scientific name of Kalijiri is Centratherum anthelminticum and is known by various names such as kaala jeera, kala jeera, kala jiri, etc. It has anthelmintic, anti-microbial, anti-bacterial, anti-hyperglycemic, diuretic, stomachic, anti-ulcer and blood purifying properties that make this plant as one of the most important herbs in Ayurveda.

Health benefits of Kalijiri- black cumin.
Kalijiri is an excellent herb for inducing weight loss. It removes excess cholesterol from the body and aids in weight loss.
Kalijiri seeds are very helpful in improving digestive health. The enzymes present in the seeds help in digestion and promotes appetite.
It acts as a natural blood purifier and eliminates toxins from the body.
Kalijiri helps lower blood sugar levels. It promotes insulin secretion from the pancreas thus combats type 2 diabetes.
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