Black caraway - Pharaoh's black gold
Black caraway, also known as black cumin, is a plant whose seeds have unique healthy properties. It's properties have been known even in ancient times and respected by pharaohs. Right now it's valuable properties are appreciated once again by fans of a healthy and balanced diet.
What do black caraway seeds contain?
Black caraway is primarily a source of unsaturated fatty acids (linoleic and linolenic), which helps proper functioning of the most important organs: the brain and the heart.
Another ingredient characteristic for black caraway are essential oils, which positively influence the mood and show antibacterial properties.
Black seeds contain a lot of vitamin B, which can influence the proper functioning of the nervous system, soothe nerves, help fall asleep and improve mood.
Additionally, black caraway is characterised by a high content of iron, which is an ingredient in hemoglobin, which transports oxygen. Iron present in blood can stimulate immunity, help in fighting radicals and reduce the feeling of fatigue.
Black caraway uses
- externally: for spreading for example black caraway seed oil
- internally: ground caraway can be used as a spice for meats, salads, soups, etc.
- as an infusion (brew a spoonful of seeds, wait 20 minutes and drink)
- seeds can be added to baked goods such as bread or cakes
- caraway oil combined with seeds can be added to salads
- caraway combined with honey or maple syrup forms a marinade for meats
- perfectly works with cottage cheese or tofu
- can be added to soups and sauces