This product is Certified Organic, Gluten Free, Vegan, Non-GMO, Food Grade; No Additives or Fillers; Unrefined, Cold Pressed.
Certified Organics: This Certified Organic Oil is QAI Certified. The National Organic Program develops, implements, and administers national production, handling, and labeling standards for organic agricultural products. The QAI also accredits the certifying agents (foreign and domestic) who inspect organic production and handling operations to certify that they meet USDA standards.
Botanical Name: Nigella sativa L.
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Processing Type: Unrefined
Obtained From: Seed
Origin: Middle East
Description: Black Cumin Seed Organic Carrier Oil is derived from small, black, crescent shaped seeds that is traditionally known to have abundant therapeutic properties. Its historical usage can be traced back to the Middle East and the Mediterranean where it was revered as a remedy for skin and hair in particular. Due to its faster absorption by the skin, the seed oil is known to be more potent than the seeds themselves.
Aromatic Description: Characteristic odor with mild spicy note.
Common Uses: The oil of these carminative Black Cumin Seeds contains B-vitamins which are believed to strengthen the skin to protect itself. Its antioxidant and soothing properties helps to soothe dry and irritated skin and keep it moisturized. Alongside its ability to soften and smooth the skin, it is also believed to be suitable to use as a hair oil when dealing with hair falls.
Absorption: Absorbs into the skin at an average speed, leaving a slight oily residue on the skin.
Shelf Life: Users can expect a minimum shelf life of 1 year with proper storage conditions (cool, out of direct sunlight). Refrigeration after opening is recommended.
Storage: It is recommended that cold-pressed carrier oils be kept in a cool dark place to maintain freshness and achieve maximum shelf life. If refrigerated, bring to room temperature before using.