Black Seed Tea Benefits and Side Effects
Black seed, also known as black cumin seed, is a very small seed, and the people that use it swear that it can treat everything and anything! Here are some of the benefits of black seed:
• Increases milk supply for nursing mothers
• Expels kidney stones
• Treats hemorrhoids when taken as a powder and mixed with water
• Increases sperm count
• Relieves asthma
• Strengthens fingernails
• Adds luster to hair
• Lowers high blood pressure
• Helps with digestive issues
• Get rid of worms in the body
• and the list goes on........
There are no known side effects for black seed and it is very simple to make tea with it.
Pour hot water over a tablespoon of black seeds and let it sit for about 10 minutes, covered.
Then add your sweetner: honey, agave nectar, sugar.....whatever you like to make your tea sweet with!
Or you could always just purchase the tea already made in tea bags!
If you have a skin disease such as psoriasis or eczema, rub black seed oil on it to help it go away.
Black seed is also a great alternative to use in order to increase your milk supply if you don't want the side effects that come along with fenugreek, fennel, or blessed thistle. Just take 2 capsules 2 times a day.To get any of the benefits of black seed, take black seed oil in gel capsules, or plain black seeds in capsules. Or drink it in tea form.