Black Cumin Seed Oil Extraction

Black Cumin Seed Oil Extraction

The black cumin seed belongs to the Ranunculaceae family and is a genus of about 14 species. The flowers of the plant are white, pink, yellow, pale blue, or pale purple. Among all these species, Nigella sativa is widely used in the pharmaceutical and nutraceutical industry.

Nigella Sativa Oil Extraction Process

The oil of Nigella Sativa was extracted using the cold pressing technique and CO2 extraction process with a temperature of 60 to 80°C. Oil extraction at Hetaksh is done to get up to 10% active thymoquinone (TQ) content. To improve the efficiency of the oil, Hetaksh makes sure to get 100% natural and pure oil extraction to get up to 10% active TQ in the product.

During the extraction process, there are a number of factors that are key factors that contribute majorly to the extraction of the oil. Some of the key factors in the oil extraction process include the particle size of the product, the liquid volume of the extraction, extraction temperature, and time of the extraction of the oil. These key factors are used to get the full optimization of the Nigella Sativa seed to get a natural and authentic product. Moreover, the twice extraction method is considered to be more efficient.

The black cumin or Nigella sativa L. seed and oil, if extracted using the cold pressing technique contain high quantities of carbohydrates, protein, and fats. Additionally, Hetaksh makes sure to provide potassium, calcium, phosphorus, and magnesium as predominant minerals, and considerable quantities of sodium, iron, manganese, zinc, and copper using the cold-pressed and CO2 extraction process.

At Hetaksh, we make sure to deliver the natural and highest quality black cumin seed oil bulk supplier. To receive the product in bulk, order it and we make sure to deliver it with reliable packaging in a limited time. For more information, visit our website or drop us a mail at

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