Black cumin oils contains essential oils which make this oil a concentrated active oil. It is also rich in unsaturated fatty acids, especially linoleic and oleic acids. The essential oil in the plant protects it from oxidation and ensures a good shelf life of at least one year.
Due to its unsaturated fatty acids, caraway oil improves skin metabolism - regulates wrinkling by stimulating keratin formation in the upper layer of the skin. Long-term helps maintain moisture by strengthening the skin barrier layer and contributing to the successful restoration of the skin's protective layer.
The essential oils contained in Black Cumin Oil (0,5 - 1%) are what make this oil special, unlike others. They have a calming, anti-allergic, anti-inflammatory and anti-irritant, even slightly anti-bacterial effect. It relieves muscle tension and pain. For irritated, allergic, neurodermatitis-affected skin, black caraway oil can be applied topically in a clean spot to reddened areas.
Cosmetics can be added to everyday cosmetics as an additional active ingredient that will help provide a soothing effect in daily skin care. In order to create a more complete care, it is recommended to combine black cumin oil with evening primrose, hemp, blackcurrant seed oils or to incorporate it into the butter, as this will also provide the skin with a caring and protective effect, which will be promoted by the linolenic acid contained in these oils.
For irritated and itchy skin, the recommended combination is pomegranate seed oil. Argan oil has a good compatibility with the caring effect.
Black cumin oil is also used for hair - for healing and strengthening, it reduces hair loss. Used alone or in combination with other oils and essential oils as a head massage oil before washing. It strengthens hair root bulbs, revitalizes the scalp and improves hair structure. Thoroughly massaged oil allows 15-30 min. and then wash it off. After washing, a few drops of oil can be smeared on the ends of the hair if they are damaged, to lessen the curling of the ends of breakable hair and to facilitate combing. For hair ends it is recommended to use this oil in combination with broccoli seed oil.