How to Take Black Seed Oil: All Benefits, Zero Taste

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Black seeds are interesting in that when you bite them, they bite back. Black seed oil is very bitter, which makes it difficult to swallow and even harder for people to add it into their daily routine.

But the health benefits are more than worth the few seconds of bitterness you experience. Black seed oil has been touted as a solution for headaches, congestion, pink eye, infections, asthma, arthritis, and a whole host of other issues. And the only way for you to experience the benefits is to learn how to take black seed oil, even if you don’t like the taste.

The good news is that there are a few ways you can cut the bitter flavor when you take black seed oil. Here’s what you need to know to get all the health benefits without the harsh taste

How to Take Black Seed Oil?

One of the easiest ways to change the taste of black seed oil is to mix it with someone less stimulating. Here are our top do’s and don’ts when mixing black seed oil with other substances:


Believe it or not, some people actually take black seed oil on its own. Most people find it too bitter to take it this way, but it’s the easiest solution since you don’t need anything else on hand

The thick viscosity and sweet taste of honey makes it a desirable option for taking black seed oil. This is the most popular option in the Middle East, where many of the world’s black seeds are grown

If you don’t mind a split second of bitterness, place a teaspoon of oil under your tongue, then wash it down with water or another drink of your choice. It prevents the taste from lingering in your mouth, plus you can get it over with quickly

Another option is to swallow the oil on its own, then immediately bite or suck on a lemon. The sour taste will cut out the bitter

Have about 8 oz of Orange Juice, and once you take your teaspoon of nigella sativa oil, wash it down with some orange juice
How Much Should I Take Per Day?

As for how much black seed oil you should take each day, you should start out with one teaspoon per day for at least your first week. Take it right after you eat and let your body get acclimated to it.

If you’re using a cheaper, less potent oil than Bionatal, you may want to up your dosage to two teaspoons per day. BioNatal is more nutrient-rich and higher quality than other oils, so you don’t need as much to get the same benefits.

Got questions? Feel free to reach out or order your BioNatal black seed oil online today!

How NOT to take black seed oil?
Mix with Coca Cola

Cola and black seed oil just do not mix!

Don’t Add to Tea

Some people mix their black seed oil with tea, but this isn’t usually the best option. Oil and water don’t mix (tea is mostly water), and the oil typically leaves a lasting residue on the walls of your drinking glass. Oil is left behind after you finish the drink, so you’re not getting a full dosage when you do this. Plus, if you plan on reusing the drinking glass, you’re still going to have some of the oil taste because some of it has been left behin