Over 2100 yrs these Kalonji seeds were used as medicine for various ailments . The health benefits of Kalonji seeds are phenomenal hence it was brought in light and people started including it in diet too.
It is called by many names in English, like small fennel, fennel flower, nutmeg flower, Roman coriander, black seed, black caraway, black onion seed, or black cumin. It is commonly confused with onion seed and black sesame, both of which are similar-looking but unrelated. In Sanskrit it is called ‘kalajaji’ or ‘upkunchika’. Chemically, the seeds contain volatile as well as fixed oils, including nigellone and thymochinone, which are responsible for its anti-histamine, anti-oxidant, anti-infective and broncho-dilating effect. Properties according to Ayurveda are – light and dry in digestion and hot in potency.
Kalonji is beneficial in following:
Severe Headache, Toothache, Congestion, Conjunctivitis, Abscesses, Respiratory Discomfort, Asthama, Bronchitis, Cough, Allergies etc.
- Product :– Kalonji
- Season :- (Dec – May)
- Avail Quantity :- (MT) 100