Benefits of Black Seed Oil for Hair & Skin

What is Black Seed Oil

Black seed oil is pressed from the seeds of a flowering shrub, Nigella sativa. The plant is packed with thymoquinone, a compound which has hair promoting factors. According to a 2016 review, Nigella sativa seed is an ideal ingredient for medicine and cosmetics. The study details black seed oil’s properties as antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory & antioxidant. Thymoquinone, a powerful antihistamine, is prescribed to patients struggling with alopecia. To put into perspective how long black seed oil has been used for, the prophet Mohamed said "Black seed oil will cure all diseases but death," over 1400 years ago. One of the key ingredients that makes our Habibti Oil the "Magic Hair Repair Oil" is Black Seed Oil. Black seed moisturizes the hair and soothes dry, itchy and flakey scalp. Black Seed oil is an adjuvant, meaning it works better when working with other components or ingredients. Since Habibti Oil is the perfect blend of many essential oils, this will moisturize, grow and beautify the hair. Since it is anti-inflammatory, black seed oil is great when diluted with a carrier oil to soothe scalp conditions that cause inflammation, flakiness, and sensitivity. As far as natural hair goes, black seed oil may help in regrowing certain thinning areas on your scalp. 

 

Hair

Black seed oil is known to promote hair growth and reduce hair loss. Usually, Black Seed Oil is most commonly used in beauty and hair care remedies. Many people with dandruff, psoriasis, and other scalp conditions are known to use Black seed oil to reduce their symptoms of these conditions. Black seed oil regulates imbalanced hair growth cycle and activates the hair follicles. It nourishes your hair, increases its shine, and eliminates scalp dryness. Black seed oil also helps in regrowing certain thinning areas on your scalp and it improves the volume and texture of your hair and stops hair loss with continued use.  Nigella Sativa contains many vitamins and minerals. Such vitamins include vitamin A, B, C & E. With these hair promoting factors, it can be used directly on the scalp to reduce inflammation, stimulate hair growth and reduce flakiness and sensitivity. However, even if you don’t have any scalp conditions, it helps to make hair healthy, soft, hydrated and shiny with consistent use. The most commonly known benefit of black seed oil when it comes to hair is curbing hair loss.  It is one of the best ingredients you could use to treat hair fall. It contains over 100 different nutrients that are rich sources of nourishment for your follicles and hair. The extra nourishment will nurse your follicles back to health, thus preventing hair loss. It does this by balancing the production of sebum. Sebum, the natural oil produced in your scalp, keeps your hair moisturized and nourished. Not everyone’s scalp produces the same amount of sebum, making hair types range from dry to oily. Black seed oil normalizes the oil production on your scalp. This ensures that your hair remains well conditioned without becoming too greasy. Free radicals can wreak havoc on your scalp and hair. Black seed oil contains antioxidants that neutralize the effects of free radicals on your hair. This helps keep your hair and scalp healthy and damage-free. Black seed oil contains omega-3 and 6 biomolecules that encourage blood circulation, especially in the head. This promotes rapid hair growth within weeks.

 

Black seed oil contains fatty acids that flush out the excess oil and dissolves the fat deposits in your pores that cause acne. Although it is commonly used for acne, black seed has other benefits as well. The amino and fatty acids in the oil can fade age spots, some scarring, and other dark spots. Along with hair care, black seed oil is noted for its benefits for skin. According to a 2015 review, these benefits include reducing acne symptoms, reducing inflammation and bacteria in healing wounds, improving skin moisture and hydration. Why do so many people swear by black seed oil for acne? It likely has a lot to do with the multitude of vitamins found in the oil. In fact, six different ones make up the oil, each offering its own benefits for your skin. Calcium, for example, protects the skin and helps it retain moisture, while niacin stimulates collagen production to reduce irritation and redness. Folic acid includes antioxidants for hydration, and vitamin A helps to prevent breakouts and speeds up the healing process. Finally, vitamins D and B3 are important for repairing skin cell growth and improving the overall condition of aging, dry skin, respectively.

 

Eczema 

Black seed oil may be beneficial for people with the skin conditions known as eczema. According to a small study comparing the therapeutic benefits of Nigella Sativa with those of prescription medications, black seed oil can reduce the severity of hand eczema. With its moisture-retaining qualities and antioxidant properties, black cumin seed oil keeps skin elastic and fights damaging free radicals that cause wrinkles and fine lines. It tames redness and soothes irritation. Since it includes vitamin B3, one of the best forms of the B vitamins for your skin, also known as Niacin, Vitamin B3 can help to improve the condition of the skin, helping to treat rosacea, acne, eczema, dermatitis, hyper pigmentation, sun-damaged, aging, and dry skin. When applying Habibti Oil to troubled areas with eczema, many advocates have reported back that the area with eczema reported to have less redness, flakiness, and swelling. 

 

Psoriasis

Plaque psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune condition. It appears on the skin in patches of thick, red, scaly skin. Black seed oil helps to soothe any inflammation while also speeding up the skin's healing process. Black seed oil is an excellent moisturizer and can even reduce scale thickness. Black seed oil is a carrier oil. You can apply black seed oil directly to the skin or mix it with an essential oil before application. This method should help soothe itch and moisturize skin. Applying Habibti Oil to your skin and it will lock in moisture and allow the psoriasis to heal. After applying Habibti Oil to the effected area, many noticed the flakiness and redness from the Psoriasis reduced and healed. 

 

Dandruff 

Advocates of black seed oil for hair suggest that these properties can help maintain scalp health by addressing issues such as dandruff while keeping the scalp moisturized. This ingredient in your hair works to tackle dandruff and cleanse the scalp of impurities. Performing the Habibti Oil Hot Oil treatment will allow the oil to soak in the follicles, nourish and moisturize the scalp and once washed out, will leave the scalp healthy and your hair looking thick and shiny. 

 

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