Black Seed (Nigella sativa) seeds, organic

$3.95$34.10

Family: Crowfoot (Ranunculaceae)

Annual, self-seeding, 90 days to flowers.

(Nigella, Black Seed)  Native to the Mediterranean basin, the Middle East and Africa.  Traditional usage (Arab and African herbal medicine): indigestion, appetite loss, parasites, inflammation. Source of molecule nigellone (note crystals of nigellone on cover photo here).   Seeds are perfumey tasting and are used as decoration and flavoring agent for confections like candy and cookies.  Plant prefers full sun to part shade and regular garden soil or poor soils.  Direct seed in garden bed in fall to early spring.  Easy and dependable, always enjoyable.

Packet contains 100 seeds
1 g contains ~400 seeds
5 g contains ~2,000 seeds
10 g contains ~4,000 seeds

Certified Organically Grown

 

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    Tina O’Brien

    what growing region will this grow I’m in5 can it be planted outdoors? thanks

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    • Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      Hi there, this is a quick summer spring-planted annual that will do well outdoors in any zone. r

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