Black seed (Nigella sativa) is considered to be one of the greatest healing herbs of all times. Black cumin seeds assist your body’s immune system directly, giving it aid wherever needed.
Narrated Abu Huraira (may Allah be pleased with him): I heard Allah’s Apostleﷺ saying: “There is healing in Black Cumin for all diseases except death.” (Sahih Bukhari 7:71:592)
Immune Boosting Black Seed and Mint Tea Recipe
1 1/4 cup water
1/2 teaspoon (or less depending on the strength) black seed oil or 1/2 tsp black seeds (crush with mortar and pestle to release its essential oils)
Tip: you can place the seeds in a folded tea towel, and slightly crush them with a rolling pin
1 mint tea bag or fresh peppermint leaves
1 teaspoon raw, organic honey
Place the water in a pan along with the crushed black seeds.
Bring the tea to boil and add mint tea leaves. Cover and allow to steep for 10 minutes. Strain the seeds off, stir in honey and enjoy the therapeutic benefits.
Tip: Do not throw away the leftover Black seeds. You can add them to flour dough or many other recipes.