The small black seeds contain over 100 known chemical compounds and yet some of the ingredients are still to be discovered and identified. The main active compounds in black seed oil are crystalline nigellone and thymoquinone.
The oil also contains beta sitosterol, myristic acid, palmitic acid, stearic acid, palmitoleic acid, oleic acid, linoleic acid, arachidonic acid, proteins and vitamins B1, B2 and B3. Calcium, folic acid, iron, copper, zinc and phosphorous are also present.
Black Seed Oil’s high content of phytosterols play an important role in maximising the body’s health and wellbeing.