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Health benefits of Kalonji seeds (Nigella Sativa)

Wednesday 6 May 2015, 7:03PM
By Our Healthy Way
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Kalonji can be best termed as an Ayurvedic herb which yields blue and black seeds. The valuable Kalonji oil is known to comprise of a number of minerals and essential nutrients.

Kalonji seeds are a rich source of sodium, iron, potassium and calcium. The kalonji seeds are great in nutritious values as it contains dietary fibre in two foremost types of it, specifically, monosaccharides and non-starch polysaccharides. These substances are found in Kalonji as glucose, xylose, along with arabinose. Kalonji comprises a decent quantity of fatty acid, predominantly the unsaturated type. The black seed as well comprises nearly 15 amino acids, which aid to provide protein. Read More