Niger seed oil has been recognized for its many impressive effects on human health, particularly its ability to speed healing, protect the skin, improve heart health, help with weight gain, aid sleep, stimulate circulation, and reduce inflammation, among others.
Niger Seed Oil
This important oil, although you may have never heard of it before, is derived from an annual herb that grows in various parts of Ethiopia, Malawi and India. Bearing the scientific name of Guizotia abyssinica, this plant goes by many other names, depending on what part of the world you’re in, including nyger, ramtil or blackseed. The Niger seed is actually a fruit, called an achene, but due to its similar appearance to sunflower seeds (albeit smaller), it is commonly considered a seed that is fit for human consumption.