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This Ingredient Has Been Used For 2,000 Years — Here’s Why It Should Be Part of Your Skincare Routine

You might’ve sprinkled them on avocado toast or drizzled their oils on your salad, but black seeds — such as black caraway, black cumin, black onion seed, nigella sativa, and kalonji — have the power to do more than just enhance the flavor of your Instagrammable meal. In fact, black seeds have a long history of delivering health and beauty benefits.

“Black seed oil has some research that supports its use as an anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and its ability to decrease blood pressure, along with its antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral properties,” explains Dr. Rachel Nazarian of Schweiger Dermatology Group in NYC. “It has been used successfully in multiple skin conditions as well.” Most significantly, it’s proven to help fight against (and soothe) acne.

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Source: Spotlyte – This Ingredient Has Been Used For 2,000 Years — Here’s Why It Should Be Part of Your Skincare Routine By, Valis Vicenty

About Schweiger Dermatology Group

Schweiger Dermatology Group was founded to help make excellent dermatology care accessible throughout the Northeast. In 2010, Dr. Eric Schweiger started the practice with a single location in Midtown Manhattan. When he saw the need for high-quality dermatology care that did not require weeks or months of waiting to see a qualified provider, his vision of a multi-location practice was born.

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