«Nigella sativa (black caraway, also known as black cumin, nigella, kalojeere, and kalonji) is an annual flowering plant in the family Ranunculaceae, native to south and southwest Asia.» (wikipedia)
«N. sativa oil contains linoleic acid, oleic acid, palmitic acid, and trans-anethole, and other minor constituents. Aromatics include thymoquinone, dihydrothymoquinone, p-cymene, carvacrol, α-thujene, thymol, α-pinene, β-pinene and trans-anethole. Oils are 32% to 40% of the total composition of N. sativa seeds. The seeds also contain thymoquinone.»
«Nigella sativa (black caraway, also known as black cumin, nigella, kalojeere, and kalonji) is an annualflowering plant in the family Ranunculaceae, native to south and southwest Asia.
N. sativa grows to 20–30 cm (7.9–11.8 in) tall, with finely divided, linear (but not thread-like) leaves. The flowers are delicate, and usually colored pale blue and white, with five to ten petals.
The fruit is a large and inflated capsule composed of three to seven united follicles, each containing numerous seeds which are used as spice, sometimes as a replacement for black cumin (Bunium bulbocastanum).» (wikipedia)
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