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Uses for Black Seed Oil, Benefits and more…

Uses for Black Seed Oil

Black seed oil is touted as a remedy for conditions such as allergies, asthma, diabetes, hypertension, digestive disorders, and rheumatoid arthritis. In addition, black seed oil is said to boost the immune system, reduce inflammation, and fight infections. The oil is used topically for skin and hair concerns, such as eczema acne, dry hair, psoriasis, hair growth, and dry skin. The slightly bitter oil is an indication of its healing properties!

Benefits of Black Seed Oil

Although research on the health effects of black seed oil is fairly widely researched, there’s some evidence that it may offer certain benefits. Here’s a look at several key findings from the available studies and also important to remember that one size does not fit all in health, every person is different so our bodies may use the earth only Black seed oil differently.



As a natural anti-inflammatory, it has shown to reduce swelling in the airways


Rheumatoid Arthritis

Black seed oil may aid the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, according to a small study published in Immunological Investigations in 2016. For the study, 43 women with mild-to-moderate rheumatoid arthritis took black seed oil capsules or a placebo every day for 30 days. The study results show that treatment with black seed oil led to a reduction in arthritis symptoms the number of swollen joints.


Allergic Rhinitis

Black seed oil shows promise in the treatment of allergies. In a 2011 study published in American Journal of Otolaryngology, for instance, black seed oil has shown a reduction in the presence of nasal blockages and itching, runny nose, and sneezing after two weeks.



Black seed oil may be of some benefit to people with diabetes, and long term use is suggested to assist in repairing the dying beta cell in the pancreas, further testing and clinical trials are ongoing.

Where can I find it?

Widely available for purchase in our online store

A word from Earth Only

While we recommend earth only black seed oil in your daily life, it is safe to use if you do not have chronic low blood pressure, or are pregnant! Our 100% pure black seed oil is ethically sourced free of any pesticides.

Possible Side-effects

Very little is known about the safety of long-term use of black seed oil when used in amounts higher than what’s normally found in food. However, there’s some evidence that applying black seed oil directly to the skin may cause an allergic skin rash (known as allergic contact dermatitis) in some individuals with very sensitive skin. Black seed oil may slow blood clotting and increase the risk of bleeding. If you have a bleeding disorder or are taking medication that affects blood clotting, you shouldn’t take black seed oil. Be sure to talk with your doctor if you’re considering taking black seed oil. You shouldn’t stop any of your medication without speaking with your doctor, or delay or avoid conventional treatment, Earth Only Black Seed oil is recommended as a complementary medicine so it is safe to take with your current medications.

Black seed oil if it is tested and undiluted should have no known side effects, but the following may occur as a result of the detox that your body will experience

  • You May experience Diarrhea as a result of the detox which will not last more than one or two stools.
  • There may be some dizziness also as a result of the detox and liver cleanse.
  • People with chronic low blood pressure should take with caution as it may lower blood too much.
  • NOT advisable for women that are pregnant but good for breastfeeding as it may increase milk supply.

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