Botanical name of Nigella Seeds is Nigella Sativa. They are also known as Black Cumin
Nigella sativa, black cumin, black seed, or black coriander – whatever you choose to call it. This healing agent has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and anti-fungal properties.
Nigella sativa (Black Cumin) is a medicinal spice that appears to be active in the dose used to season food products. It has a potent bioactive known as thymoquinone which shows promise in treating epilepsy, allergies, and boosting the immune system.
Nigella seeds have smoky and earthy taste.