Kalonji is a rich source of fibre. Adding kalonji to your diet helps in satiating your taste buds for a longer duration. When you add kalonji in any dish, it increases its nutritional value. Kalonji contains nigellone, an antioxidant enzyme, which helps in controlling obesity and thus, also inhibits the symptoms that can lead to cancer.
How to use kalonji for weight loss?
Kalonji seeds are very helpful when it comes to inducing weight loss. Just a handful of these seeds can work wonders in cutting body weight, belly fat to be more specific. These seeds are high in terms of fiber and prevent you from over-eating.
1. Kalonji with water, lemon and honey
Add some lemon juice to a glass of warm water and drink it. Now take some kalonji seeds and swallow them with a glass of warm water. Eat a spoon of honey at the end.
2. Kalonji with lemon
Take some kalonji seeds in a bowl and squeeze lemon juice over it till it is covered with lemon juice. Now keep it out in the sun till the seeds dry out. This may take a day or two. Consume 8 to 10 seeds twice a day. After a week, you will notice some reduction in belly fat.
3. Kalonji with water, lemon and honey (another way)
Squeeze the juice of a lemon is a glass of warm water. Now add a few crushed kalonji seeds to it. Add only 3 or 4 at a time. Too much can disturb your digestive tract. Now add a spoonful of honey to it and drink this concoction. This will cut belly fat easily and will help you get the flat abs you always hoped for.
Some other benefits of Kalonji
1) It also helps stimulate excretion of urine, quell colic pain, expel worms, stimulate menstrual period.
2) Boosts Memory
Kalonji seeds are related with alleviating your intellectual level. It also boosts your memorizing ability, and you can take this in any age.
3) A Cough and Cold Remedy
If you add a few drops to your coffee or tea it can help calm the nervous system, dry cough, asthma, and bronchial respiratory complaints.
4) Strengthens Teeth
Kalonji is an excellent natural remedy to treat your dental diseases. It also helps you stop toothaches.
5) Cure Constipation
Kalonji, when consumed with black tea, can help you cure your constipation problem easily and more efficiently.
6) Cure Cracked Heels
Soak your feet in warm water containing one teaspoon Kalonji oil and lemon juice. This will help cure your cracked heels faster.
7) Boost Immune System
The use of Black Seed significantly improves the T-cell ratio and enhances the natural killer cell activity. Thus Black Seed help in the treatment of cancer and AIDS.
8) Natural Pain Killer
Kalonji is a natural painkiller without any side-effects. It is best used for getting rid of headaches. You can apply Kalonji oil over your forehead and quickly purge off your aches. Its oil is also used to cure joint pain.
9) Skin Problems
Kalonji helps in maintaining a glowing and clear skin. It fights against acne, scars, blemishes, pimples, etc. Use it by adding its oil to your face pack or by mixing with lime juice.