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Black cumin seed
Scientific name of Black cumin seeds: Nigella sativa, Carum carvi
Name of Black cumin seeds in different languages:-
English: Caraway, Meridian fennel, Persian cumin
Sanscrit: Karavi, Krishnajeera, Bahugandha
Malayalam: Karimjeerakam കരിഞ്ചീരകം
Black cumin or caraway plant is an erect, biennial herb, height 0.5 - 1.0 m., stem cylindrical, branched, aromatic and leafy, leaves pinnately arranged, lanceolate. Flowers are very small, borne in terminally or axillary clusters of white flowers. Fruits are brown, 3 to6 mm long, ovoid, glabrous and laterally flattened. Seeds are black, a warm, sweet, taste and flavor.
Useful plant parts: Seeds
Medicinal uses: Increase breast milk, enhance immunity power, prevent cancer, diabetics
How to prepare medicines: