Organic Niger Seeds

$8.99

These are genuine and authentic niger seeds grown organically with no chemicals or pesticides.
Guizotia abyssinica is an erect, stout, branched annual herb, grown for its edible oil and seed.
Niger Seeds – Verri Nuvvulu – 200 Grams

Description

These are genuine and authentic niger seeds grown organically with no chemicals or pesticides.
Guizotia abyssinica is an erect, stout, branched annual herb, grown for its edible oil and seed.
Niger Seeds – Verri Nuvvulu – 200 Grams

Bulll Driven Niger Seed Oil

Niger scientifically known as Guizotia abyssinica is an oilseed crop that belongs to the Asteraceae family and on Guizotia genus. It is originated in Ethiopia, and its wild ancestor is likely Guizotia schimperi Sch.Bip. It was probably domesticated before 3000 BC in the highlands of Ethiopia, where it is still cultivated as an oilseed crop. The earliest name given to this plant was Verbesina oleifera. The first botanical description of Niger was Polymnia abyssinica L. Apart from Niger it is also known Ramtil, Inga seed, Niger, Niger-seed, blackseed, noog/nug, nyger, nyjer, Niger-seed oil and ramtil oil.

Nutritional Value
Apart from their nutty taste, Niger seed flour is a good source of important amino acids. Consuming 1 gram of niger seed flour offers 0.054 g of Tryptophan, 0.237 g of Threonine, 0.307 g of Isoleucine, 0.388 g of Leucine, 0.294 g of Lysine, 0.109 g of Methionine and 0.177 g of Cystine.

Health benefits of Niger seeds oil
Niger seed is an herb that grows annually and is grown for its edible seeds. The shape of these seeds looks like those of sunflower, but Niger seeds are smaller and black in color. This plant was originally cultivated in the Ethiopian highlands. However, nowadays it is also cultivated in other countries around the world, including Africa, Mexico, Germany, Brazil, Nepal, India as well as other parts of Southeast Asia. It is growing in popularity all over the world due to its richness in various essential nutrients. Listed below are some of the popular health benefits of Niger seed

 

Bulll Driven Niger Seed Oil

 

1. Heart Health

Niger seed oil is quite beneficial than other typical vegetable oils to improve your cholesterol balance, because this oils possess high levels of omega-3 fatty acids and linoleic acid. This can help lower your chances of developing atherosclerosis, which can further prevent heart attacks and strokes. The anti-inflammatory effects of these healthy fats can also help lower blood pressure and generally reduce the strain on your cardiovascular system.(1)

2. Reduces Inflammation

Niger seed oil consists of good amount of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds which make it popular for people struggling with arthritis, gout, rheumatism, fever, or high blood pressure. Antioxidants help to neutralize free radicals, which can cause oxidative stress. By its very definition, oxidative stress causes inflammation in the body, thus eliminating those free radicals is a great place to start.(2)

3. Heals Wounds

Niger essential oil is highly nutritious as it consists of vital nutrients like niacin, oleic acid, carbohydrates, protein, fibers, stearic acid, riboflavin and ascorbic acids which possess good healing ability. Niger seed oil offers immediate relief from irritation caused due to wounds.

4. Immune System Booster

Niger seed oil consists of certain anti-parasitic and antioxidant qualities which is quite helpful whenever topically applied or consumed. If you wish to avoid several infections and strengthen the overall immune system, then use Niger seed oil on your skin for external infections, and consume it in your food for internal protection.(3)

5. Good for Rheumatism

Niger seeds oil is quite beneficial for treating rheumatism and can give fast relief from it without causing any other side effects to its consumer’s health. Niger seeds have exceptional medicinal properties that have an ability to heal complexion signs of rheumatism naturally.

6. Sleep Aid

Niger seed oil is the store house of Magnesium, potassium and zinc which are some of the key minerals that can affect the hormonal levels in the body. These minerals help to calm Circadian rhythms and induce the release of certain neurotransmitters that the body needs for proper rest, mainly magnesium. If you are suffering from insomnia or chronic restlessness while sleeping, try to include some Niger seed oil and get benefited.(4)

7. Give Relief from Cold and Flu

Niger seeds oil is extremely beneficial in giving protection to the body against cold and flu. In fact, regular massage of this oil extract on chest, back and other parts of the body gives relief against common symptoms of flu and cold.

8. Gastrointestinal Issues

Niger seed oil is quite comparable to rapeseed and sunflower oils, both of which can calm gastrointestinal problems like constipation, bloating, cramping, hemorrhoids and general stomach upset. The oil can also help to coat the stomach and reduce inflammation, and also protect against any bad bacteria in the gut that may be compromising your immune system or preventing proper nutrient uptake.(5)

9. Curbs Morning Sickness

Niger seeds oil do have non acidic stability that makes it healthy oil to curb morning sickness. This oil also consists of lower amount of unsaturated fats therefore there lowers uncommon symptoms like mood swings, stress and hypertension.

10. Speed Healing

As mentioned before Niger seed oil is loaded with mineral and vitamin composition which makes it ideal for stimulating healing and regrowth of cells and tissues. Protein, fiber, riboflavin, vitamin C and other carbohydrates compressed in this oil are essential for the healing process, so including this to your diet can do far more than help with your cholesterol issues. When recovering from an injury or surgery, consider switching to this oil for your culinary needs.(6)

11. Protect the Skin

If case you are searching for a good solution for scars, burns, rashes or skin irritation, Niger seed oil is an excellent option. Antioxidants found in this oil help to encourage the healing process and calm inflammation. They can prevent infections in the skin by increasing the immune reactivity at the site of wounds or lacerations. Antioxidants also neutralize free radicals, which can reduce the appearance of wrinkles and age spots.(7)

12. Weight Gain

Fatty acids and proteins found within this oil are perfect if you are trying to gain weight in a healthy way. Following an injury or illness, boosting weight gain is often desired, and the balance of omega-3s and other nutrients can encourage healthy weight gain for those patients or consumer. If you are not trying to gain weight, just use this oil in moderation, but you don’t need to worry about this oil pumping in excessive calories or “bad” cholesterol into your system.(8)

How to Eat

Seed is warmed in a kettle over an open fire, crushed with a pestle in a mortar and then mixed with crushed pulse seeds to prepare ‘wot’ in Ethiopia.
‘Chibto’ and ‘litlit’ are prepared from crushed Niger seed mixed with roasted cereals, and is the preferred food for young boys.
Oil is used in cooking as a ghee substitute and can be used in salad dressings etc.
Niger seeds are used as food in numerous dishes, condiments and snacks.
Niger seed is prepared into chutneys, condiments as well as porridge, mixed with pulses to make snack foods and ground to produce flour and beverages.
Other Traditional uses and benefits of Niger seed

Niger oil is used for birth control and for the treatment of syphilis.
Niger sprouts mixed with garlic and honey are used to treat coughs.
Oil from the seeds is used in the treatment of rheumatism.
It is also applied to treat burns.
Paste of the seeds is applied as a poultice in the treatment of scabies.

Additional information

Weight .4 lbs

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