Wonder Benefits and Uses of Kalonji Oil (Nigella Sativa Oil)

Kalonji full of Hydroxychloroquine

Hydroxychloroquine is found 100% in Kalonji seed. So it is recommended to take 7 Kalonji seeds with Honey mix with hot water before breakfast for good results. Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) is sold in the market as Plaquenil and useful in the treatment of malaria. Hydroxychloroquine is also beneficial in rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, porphyria. It is also being studied as an experimental treatment against coronavirus for the benefits of COVID-19 patients. Recently, it was in high demand in the USA and pressurize hard for the Indian government to supply.

The benefits and the medicinal values of Kalonji are known to the world since ancient times. Kalonji is an ayurvedic herb and known for its powerful curing and healing aspects. Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (S.A.W.) said that Kalonji is the remedy for all diseases except Death.  Due to its surprising protective and healing powers, Kalonji oil is regarded as a ‘Miracle Cure’. Therapeutically, Kalonji oil is used as anti-histamine, anti-pyretic, anti-helminthic, anti-spasmodic, anti-inflammatory, anti-tumour, anti-bacterial, and antioxidants.

Also Read: How Kalonji works against Corona Virus and protects COVID-19 patients  

What is kalonji?

Kalonji is an ayurvedic herb, producing blue flowers and black seeds, which are helpful in extracting Kalonji oil. The half-meter bush is, in fact, originated in Turkey and Italy. Kalonji black seeds are being eaten for centuries in the Gulf countries, India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh. It is abundantly found in these areas. Kalonji oil is used in food in many parts of the world, especially the Middle-East. The plant is given more importance in the Middle-East and Muslim world as Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (S.A.W.) said that Kalonji, the black granules is the remedy for all diseases except death, according to Hazrat Abu Hurairah (R. A). Kalonji is a small black seed, also known as nigella seeds.

Importance of kalonji oil

There are very few ayurvedic herbs that are as important as Kalonji black cumin oil.  The black seeds of Kalonji have more than 100 medicinal components. Medically, Kalonji is used as an antiseptic and beneficial for many diseases like blood sugar, blood pressure, and body weight. Since it helps to cure many diseases and disorders and helps in developing the resistance of the body, therefore, Nigella seeds are termed as excellent healers. Kalonji’s therapeutic aspects first came into the limelight when Prophet Muhammad (Sallallahu Alaiyhi Wassallam) narrated its therapeutic benefits and its in-depth potential of disease curability.

Kalonji medicinal composition

The seeds of Nigella sativa have many chemical compositions.

  • Volatile oil:  1.5%
  • Non Volatile Oil:  37.5%
  • Albumen Sugar
  • Organic acids
  • Glucoside

Nutritional facts of kalonji oil

Nutritionally, Kalonji oil is having many minerals and important nutrients. The black seeds are rich sources of calcium, iron, sodium, and potassium. This black seed oil has high nutritional value containing dietary fiber in the form of monosaccharides and non-starch polysaccharides. Monosaccharides are found in Kalonji as glucose, rhamnose, xylose, and arabinose. Kalonji is abundant in fatty acid, especially the essential fatty acid and unsaturated one. A total of 15 amino acids, which are the building blocks of protein, are found in the black seeds. Arginine and carotene are good for infant growth and vitamin A formation respectively.

Kalonji oil benefits

The health benefits of Kalonji oil are unlimited. Kalonji oil has been used as a miracle cure for a number of diseases and disorders. The black seeds oil is unparalleled in its efficiency to cure health ailments. Pure Kalonji black cumin oil, which is extracted from Nigella seeds, is used as a component in the preparation of many medicines. Black seed oil is helpful in maintaining health and develop resistance of the body, thus save the body from different infections. It has been part of more than 200 modern medicine researches. Nigella sativa oil is unique and has the ability to cure many health ailments.

Kalonji oil treatment for diseases

Kalonji oil in combination with other ayurvedic herbs is useful in the treatment of many diseases. Here is the list of diseases where Kalonji plays a pivotal role in its management and treatment. The different diseases for which Kalonji are beneficial: Hypertension, Diabetes, Cough, Asthma, Heart Attack, Cancer, Ladies Diseases, Skin Diseases, Headache, Backache, Toothache, Stomach Pain, Allergy, Polio, Paralysis, Arthritis, Eye Diseases, Memory Power, Kidney Pain, Blood Pressure, Piles, Hair Loss, Skin Diseases, Constipation, Stomach Worms, Jaundice, Dandruff, Psoriasis, Burning Sensation, Obesity, etc.

Kalonji oil for hair loss

Kalonji oil for hair is an important home remedy to make hair smooth and stronger. However, many people don’t know how to use Kalonji oil on hair.

  • Kalonji oil cures baldness. Rub Kalonji oil on the head twice a day, which is helpful to prevent baldness. Baldness can also be prevented when a mixture of coffee (one cup) is taken along with Kalonji oil (1/2 spoon) twice a day.
  • Rub your hair with lime juice, leave it for 15 minutes. Now, wash it with shampoo and use Kalonji oil when hair gets dry. Following the procedure for one week will help you to prevent premature falling of hair.
  • Heat the mix of Kalonji oil (10 grams), Olive oil (30 grams), and Mehandi powder (30 grams) for a few minutes till it converted into a paste. Apply the paste over your head and wash it. The method is helpful to get rid of dandruff.

Kalonji oil for migraine

Kalonji oil is good in the treatment of headaches.

  • To cure migraines, it is suggested to instill Kalonji oil (one drop) in the opposite nasal area of the headache. It is useful to cure half sided headache.
  • To relieve headaches, massage with Kalonji oil is also effective.
  • It is also suggested that Kalonji treatment is helpful in getting rid of migraine when 10 drops of Kalonji oil is taken once a day.
  • Rubbing of Kalonji oil on the forehead and near ears are beneficial to headache.
  • Drinking Kalonji black cumin oil half teaspoon twice a day is good to overcome migraine.

Kalonji oil beauty tips

Kalonji can be used as herbal beauty tips at home.

  • The mix of olive oil (1 tsp) and Kalonji oil (1/2 tsp) rubs on the face, left it for an hour, and wash it with shampoo. Continue it for a week. This is one of the fine beauty tips for the face.
  • Take a cup of orange juice and mix Kalonji oil (1/2 tsp) twice a day, generally in the morning and before going to bed.  One can observe the beauty benefits of kalonji oil after four weeks. It is beneficial against pimples, red granules, and blackheads.
  •  The mix of Sunheri Gearu (10 gms) and few drops of Kalonji oil, applied on the face at night and wash it in the morning. This tip helps in glowing skin.
  • Make a mixture of olive oil and kalonji oil (50 gms of each). Drink half spoon of the same in the morning before breakfast. The combination is helpful as an herbal skin care tip.
  • Take the mix of honey (2tsp) + Kalonji oil (1/2 tsp) + olive oil (1/2 tsp). Mix all the ingredients properly. Use it twice a day-once in the morning and secondly in the evening and continue for one month. It is helpful in skincare and skin smoothness.
  • The application of kalonji oil and vinegar is good to control skin diseases. It should be applied before going to bed.

Kalonji for stomach pain cure

Kalonji oil is helpful in the stomach ache of children.

  • Children can be given the mix of Kalonji oil (2 drops) and mother or cow’s milk in case the child experiencing stomach pain.
  • Take the mix of Kalonji oil (1/2 tsp) and milk (1 cup) twice a day, it helps to give relief from chest irritation and stomach related problems.
  • The combination of ginger juice (1 tsp) and Kalonji oil (1/2 tsp) when drinking twice a day, eases indigestion, stomach irritation and stomach ache.
  • Digestion of food will enhance when the mix of Kalonji oil (1/2 tsp), Vinegar (1/2 tsp), and Sugar (1tsp) are taken twice a day in the evening and morning. It should continue for 10 days.
  • The mix of Honey (200 gm) and Kalonji oil (1/2 tsp) when uses in the morning and evening, is helpful in diseases of the liver and abdomen.
  • Take Vinegar (1/2 tsp) and Kalonji oil (1/2 tsp), the ingredients are useful in overcoming the problems of roundworm and tapeworm in the stomach.

Kalonji for dental problems

Kalonji oil is very effective at treating dental problems and dental diseases.

  • To get relief from tooth pain and teeth soreness, Kalonji oil can be rubbed at the affected part. Continue after 15 seconds.
  • Gargling Black seed oil (1/2 tsp) mix with water helps to solve teeth problems.
  • Dental problems such as premature fall of teeth, teeth weakening, bleeding from teeth, bad smell, etc. it is advisable to take the mix of Kalonji oil (1/2 tsp) and 1 cup of curd twice a day.
  • Dental problems can be sorted out when Kalonji oil-soaked cotton is put on the affected area and remove it after 15-20 minutes. It may be continued for seven days to solve teeth problems.
  • The combination of vinegar (1 tsp) and Kalonji oil (1/2 tsp) when applied to the affected area for two to three minutes and rinsed the mouth. It is teeth caring and helpful in removing teeth pain.

Kalonji oil for pain relief

Kalonji alone or in combination with other herbs are beneficial for pain relief.

  • The mix of vinegar (1tsp), honey (2 tsp), and kalonji oil (1/2 tsp), when taken twice a day, is helpful in pain management.
  •  The massage with black seeds oil is helpful for relieving the effects of arthritis.
  • Eating two pieces of dry fig along with 4 drops of kalonji oil is beneficial in the treatment of joint pain, backache, and neck pain.

Kalonji in different languages

Kalonji is found throughout the country. Kalonji is known by different names in different languages.  In English, Kalonji is known as Samal Fennel, the Hindi name of Kalonji is Kalonji or Mangralia; Kalonji is known as Mogrel in Bengali, and in Gujarati, it is called Kalonji.  In Malayalam, Kalonji’s name is Ell or Karum Jiragam and in Marathi, the black cumin is called Kale Til.

How to make kalonji oil?

Kalonji oil has innumerable health benefits. Kalonji oil can prepare by pressing Kalonji seeds with a pressing machine. Before making oil from the seeds, it is suggested that seeds should be clean and be free from dirt and dust.

Kalonji oil side effects

Kalonji oil contains Glucoside, which is toxic in nature. Therefore, the use of Kalonji oil in large quantities should be avoided. It is also undesirable to use black seed oil for a longer period of time.

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53 thoughts on “Wonder Benefits and Uses of Kalonji Oil (Nigella Sativa Oil)”

  1. कलौजी तेलमे कॉफी मीक्स करणा लीखाहै वो कैसे है कॉफी पावडर कीतनी लेनी है सब मेथेड वताईये और ये ऑईल देशी दवाईकी दूकानमे मिलती है?

    • Kalonji oil has a hoard of nutrients in it. Massaging the scalp with black seed oil, nourishes our hair and makes it healthy. As far as natural hair is concerned, black seed oil may help in regrowing certain thinning areas on the scalp too. Use Kalonji/ Black seed oil regularly and have a happy and healthy scalp.

  2. my daughter is 14 years old and her weight is 93 she is not having suger thyroid she have svr back pain pl i need your help we are using a lot of medicines for her plz i want to know wthr kalonji oil cn give relief to here or not? if yes how can i use it

    • Take equal quantity of kalonji seeds methi seeds & ajwain seeds grind separately for fine powder mix all powder keep in glass jar daily after dinner take one tea spoon with one cup mild hot water and if possible message lightly with mild hot mustard oil and keep hot bag and sleep

    • salam kareem. you should take a glass of warm water. add a tablespoon on pure honey then add some powdered cinnamon and mix. in the end add 1-2 small teaspoons of kalongi oil and mix again. drink this 20.mins before kbreakfast. also drink this before going to bed. stop eating 2-3 hrs before going to bed.

    • make a paste of bitter gourd with olive oil and put in a jar and keep it in a fridge and every morning on empty stomach eat one teaspoon of the paste that will reduce your blood sugar.

  3. Hey i just wanted 2 now does kalanji oil give u stumach acid I’ve started taking it 2 times a day morning and evening 1 teaspoon each time I’ve got rely bad stumach acid is there any way 2 consume it so I dnt get stumach I rely don’t want 2 stop taking it thank you

  4. Today i went to a pansar store and bought 1 kg black seed and grind it from a shop. I get 0.380gm from one kg black seed.
    Is there any body who know how to use this oil for eyesight improveness??

  5. Dear Adil,please take this oil only under advice of an experienced hakeem/aurvedic practitioner/ vaidya. Afterall it is matter of light and darkness for you.Wish you goodluck

  6. Assalam-o-alekum
    hi pls help me were I’m bought a kalonji oil becoz I dnt trust such a stores n shops may b they hv a doplicate material it any other way to buy a pure kalonji oil becoz I really impressed to kalonji oils benifits.

    • Except death all diseases are curable as per Quran and this was confirmed by our prophet Muhammed S.A.W.S, so there is a cure for any disease through

  7. How to use this in medicine for the jaundice, and also explain the medical content of kalonji seed only for jaundice, how many medicine are prepared for jaundice in kalonji seed,and their names

  8. sir.plzz mujhy weight gain ka b kuch batady mera weight day day lose hota hai ma bhut zayada weak hu sare bones nikly huwe hai plzz mujhy kuch batady jis sy mera weight barh jaye plzzzz tell mee i m waiting

  9. Salam, how r u doing? I have got an athraitus therefore can I use kalonji see instead of the oil will it make any difference?nd how do I take please help me. Thanks

  10. Can you please advise whether kidney failure patient can consume kalonji oil. I only have about 25% kidney function left. I am not on any form of dialysis as yet. Thank you and greatly appreciate your reply.

  11. Hi,
    This is Amjad Hassan from Dubai, l have acute pain in knee, taking medicin but no benifit, can you advise for this treatment, , have joint pain also.

    • Tell them to make their body Ph alkaline with foods and drinks such as vegetables and fresh vegetables juices but blood ph must be acidic it will help trust me

  12. I’m 24 and my weight is 85kg. I want to reduce my weight using this seed and also can you say the procedure to prepare my own homemade black seed oil. How?


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