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Black seed oil or black cumin oil has a long holistic and culinary history. The traditional Middle Eastern spice is used in pastries, dairy products, and salads, and for thousands of years, the phytochemical-rich oil has been both applied topically and taken internally to treat a wide variety of health conditions.

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1. What are Phytochemicals?

Black seed oil gets its benefits from the presence of three natural chemicals: thymoquinone, thymohydroquinone, and thymol. These phytochemicals are a powerful triple threat, and studies show together or individually they have impressive effects against many pathogens, diseases, and inflammatory conditions. Also, black seed oil may help protect the health of many of our organs.

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