We’re so excited to finally launch our new Black 4 Health Liposome Complex! It’s been a long time in the making. In addition to black radish root, black garlic and black peppercorn, the product contains black cumin seed, which we’ve already received a lot of questions about. Here’s everything you need to know about black cumin and its benefits.

What is black cumin?

Originating from Egypt, this seed-shaped herb is often called habbatussauda. The seeds are solid black and have a shape resembling a sunflower seed. The flavor and aroma of black cumin is very distinctive and often used as a flavoring spice in India and the Middle East. Thymoquinone is the main active ingredient in black cumin seeds that can boost the immune system and contain powerful antioxidants. The black cumin seed is noted for its therapeutic attributes and ability to support the body in its own natural healing processes.

What health benefits does black cumin potentially offer?

Below are a few benefits that black cumin may offer:

  • lowers total and LDL cholesterol
  • reduces inflammation
  • lowers blood pressure
  • reduces plaque formation
  • reduces blood glucose, as well as
  • reduces diabetic-associated complications
  • potent antimicrobial
  • helpful in autoimmune disorders

What studies have been done on black cumin?

 A 2013 study was done to review the overall health benefits of black cumin. The original research articles published so far have confirmed the pharmacological potential of N. sativa seeds, its oil and extracts and some of its active principles, particularly TQ and alpha-hederin, possess remarkable pharmacological activities against a variety of diseases. Another article, “Nigella sativa L. (Black Cumin): A Promising Natural Remedy for Wide Range of Illnesses” black cumin was considered to have praiseworthy efficacy against wide range of maladies, it would be a potential herbal remedy to be assessed under clinical trial for numerous conditions.

How can you consume black cumin?

Black cumin seeds can be lightly toasted and then ground or used whole to add flavor to bread or curry dishes. Some people also eat the seeds raw or mix them with honey or water. They can also be added to oatmeal, smoothies or yogurt. Sound like a lot of work to get the benefits of black cumin?  That’s why Future Pharm created Black 4 Health Liposome Complex. Black 4 Health by Future Pharm is plant food with naturally occurring black pigments including black radish root, black cumin seed, black garlic and black peppercorn, containing high levels of body ready healing botanicals. Dark colored vegetables, spices and seeds contain health giving and life protecting nutrients our bodies need. It is a delicious tasting supplement with Liposome Complex for optimal absorption and utilization.

You can see why we’re so excited about this new product! Understanding black cumin and its health benefits has made this new product already very popular! If you’re looking to add a potential powerhouse to your health routine, check out our new Black 4 Health Liposome Complex today!