Black Cumin Seeds

  • Non-GMO Verified, Kosher
  • Raw, Vegan
  • Whole Sproutable Seeds
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Check out Food to Live’s Black Cumin Seeds available for sale. They are dark seeds of the Nigella Sativa plant indigenous to southwestern Asia and some regions of the Mediterranean. Our Black Cumin Seeds are Non-GMO Verified and Kosher and are used as a flavorful spice. In comparison to regular cumin, black cumin presents with a more robust and pungent flavor.

How to use Black Cumin Seeds (Nigella Sativa)

Before adding black cumin to recipes, it is necessary to roast it first. Put the seeds in a pan and dry roast on low heat for about 5 minutes. Once ready, black cumin seeds taste smokey, and nutty with onion-like notes. This unique flavor makes them a perfect seasoning for curries, stews, salad dressing, and marinades. They also pair well with legumes, lentils, and root vegetables. You can sprinkle them over sandwiches, fish, and omelets. Use to top bread or dinner rolls before baking. Add to oatmeal, smoothies, and yogurt, or simply combine them with honey. Besides, black cumin is a famous ingredient in topical face masks, as it’s properties may help fight skin blemishes.

Nutritional Value

In addition to Black Cumin Seeds uses for flavor purposes, they also carry impressive health benefits. They are packed with Calcium, Potassium, Iron, Zinc, Copper, Thiamin, Niacin, Phosphorous, and Folic Acid. Also, they are a great source of antioxidants, famous for their anti-inflammatory properties. Moreover, Black cumin seeds may support the immune system, lower cholesterol, and eliminate allergic reactions. The overall suggestion for a daily dose of black cumin seeds is 1-2 grams, however, always consult with your physician if taken as an herbal supplement.

Storage recommendation

If you want to extend the shelf life of black cumin seeds bulk, store them in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight, heat, and humidity.

  • Storage Time: Up to 3 years
  • Country of Origin: India
  • Packaged in: the USA
  • Store in: Cool, Dry Place
  • Allergy Info: Packaged in a Facility That Also Processes Tree Nuts, Wheat, and Sesame
  • Warning: Consuming this product can expose you to chemicals including Lead, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to
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    0.76 lbs
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    This product is shipped from our supplier's warehouse in Brooklyn, NY, United States
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