- Black seed oil can be consumed raw, one teaspoon at a time, says Ferrari. “Avoid heating it to preserve the nutrients,” adds Ritter. Because of its strong taste, you may want to mix it with honey or lemon juice, Ferrari advises.
The nutrients contained in the black seed inhibit melanin production and enhance skin glow. Moreover, the amino acids and Vitamin A in the oil reduce dark spots and scars. Black seed’s anti-inflammatory properties are also known to heal minor burn injuries while also strengthening your immune system. What’s more, its antioxidant properties thwart cell membrane-damaging free radicals and also enhance cell regeneration and collagen production. The oil also contains Linoleic acid that hydrates the skin.
Black seed oil, when used for skin lightening purposes, yields the best results over a period of time – minimum 2 weeks. It doesn’t happen overnight. Moreover, you need to keep in mind the following associated factors: