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Botanical Name        :  Carum Bullbochas Ranum Koch
English Name             Black Caraway
Tamil Name               :  கருஞ்சீரகம் / Karunjeeragam
Hindi Name                कलौंजी, कलोंजी / Kalaunji, Kalonji
Malayalam Name     :  പെരിഞ്ജീരകം / Karinjirakam
Telugu Name              నల్ల జీలకర్ర, / Seemsopu Ginjalu


About Karunjeeragam (Black Caraway):-

black-caraway also known as nigella or kalonji, often called black cumin is an annual flowering plant in the family Ranunculaceae, native to south and southwest Asia. Nigella sativa grows to 20–30 cm tall, with finely divided, linear leaves. The flowers are delicate and usually colored pale blue and white, with five to ten petals. The black caraway fruit is a large and inflated capsule composed of three to seven united follicles, each containing numerous seeds which are used as a spice, sometimes as a replacement for black cumin.

Internal Benefits of Karunjeeragam (Black Caraway):-

  • Weight Loss diet tips: Black Caraway is an easy way to shed extra calories. It may be considered as one of the weight loss diet plans. It helps to make you slim without visiting the gym.
  • Type 2 diabetes: Just two grams daily of black seed could result in reduced fasting blood sugar levels, along with decreased insulin resistance, and increased beta-cell function in the pancreas.
  • Epilepsy: black seed to be effective at reducing the frequency of seizures in children who resisted conventional treatment. Black seed indeed has anti-convulsive properties.
  • Protection Against Heart Attack Damage: An extract from black seed has been shown to possess heart-protective qualities, dampening damages associated with heart attacks and boosting overall heart health.
  • Sinus problems: The seeds are effective to give you relief from the frequent occurrence of sinusitis.
  • Joint pain home remedies: It is useful in relieving joint pains, knee pains, and arthritis.
  • Neck pain remedy: Solve your neck pain and cervical-related pains by using caraway.
  • Sexual problems: Caraway seeds have an effective solution to get rid off of sexual weakness.
  • Caraway seeds for gynecological issues: The seeds are helpful in treating and curing many gynecological problems such as Menstrual, Leucorrhoea, White discharge, back pain, stomach pain, etc.


External Benefits of Karunjeeragam (Black Caraway):-

  • Black caraway for hair loss prevention: Black caraway is effective in the treatment and prevention of hair problems. Caraway seeds for beauty and
  • skincare: This is one of the easy home remedies to use to make your complexion fair as well as to glow your skin.


How to Consume Karunjeeragam (Black Caraway) Internally:-

  • Morning - Mix 5 gms of powder in 100 ml water, Boil the content for a few minutes. once the water gets warm, filter the content and drink it before food. Repeat the same for Evening Dosage after dinner
  •  Weight Loss diet tips: The mix of (½ tsp) of Black Caraway extract, honey (2tsp), and lukewarm water if taken twice a day in the morning and before going to bed) is helpful in obesity management.
  •  Sinus problems: The mix of honey (1tsp) and black caraway (½ tsp) are taken twice a day in the morning as well as in the evening.


How to Apply Karunjeeragam (Black Caraway) Externally:-

  • Black caraway for hair loss prevention: Make a paste of black caraway oil (20grams), Mehandi powder (20grams), and vinegar (60grams). Rub it on the scalp and leave for one hour followed by washing it with fresh water. It is useful to cure baldness and hair problems. Use it once a week.
  • To prevent hair from falling prematurely, it is suggested that one should rub lime juice on the scalp and leave it for 20 minutes. Wash it with herbal shampoo and use the caraway oil after getting the head dry. Positive results will be seen within a week. It should be continued for one week.
  • Massaging with caraway seeds oil strengthens the hair roots and prevents premature greying of hair.
  • skincare: Prepare a mixture of caraway seeds oil (50ml) and olive oil (50ml). Take ½ tsp of this mix in the morning before having breakfast.
  • To treat pimples, acne, and wrinkles, apply this oil over the affected area before going to bed and wash the same in the morning. Continue it for 30 days.
  • To get rid of the teeth problems such as premature falling teeth and teeth weakness, it is suggested to have caraway oil (½ tsp) and curd twice a day.


Procurement & Agriculture Method:

90% of Our Herbs are Wild crops and 100% organic by nature, the remaining 10% are organically grown, dried, and pulverized with no chemical or preservatives.



The Consumption details and benefits listed out on our website are taken from Tamil ancient books and Siddha records, as well as its, has been further fine-tuned by our Siddha Doctors Team. Anyhow you are requested to consult your doctor before use.

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