Nutmeg Flower/Black Cumin Seeds - (Nigella sativa)
- Seed Count:
- Approx 50 seeds per pack
- Days to Germination:
- 7-14 days @ 65-70F
- Plant Spacing:
- Light Preference:
- Full sun
- Heirloom, Non-Hybrid, Non-GMO seeds
Nutmeg Flower/Black Cumin
Lovely, fringed, double, white or blue blossoms are followed by unusual seed pods which can be dried and used as an ornament in flower arrangements.
The warm, ground seed was once used in sweet powders and sniffed to restore a lost sense of smell.
Velvet-black seeds (Four Spice) have a lemon-carrot scent and strawberry-pepper taste for flavoring curries, breads, cakes. Ancient medicinal with documented benefits for headaches, nasal congestion, toothache, intestinal worms, asthma, diarrhea and allergies. The seeds have over one hundred different chemical constituents, including abundant sources of all the essential fatty acids, which increases disease resistance.