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Are Hab Shifa Black Seeds Certified Organic? 25.11.16 · comments (0)

Whilst all Hab Shifa products are grown on organic farms, we are often asked why our products are not certified organic. Organic farming practices are extremely important to us. We have searched the globe to find the best organic producers of Black Seed and settled on a group of small farms in the Northern region of India. After extensive research, we found that the seeds grown in this region are the most potent seeds available. The farmers in this region have no choice but to use completely organic fertiliser – …

Obesity PT 1: Causes and Prevalence 1.6.18 · comments (0)

Obesity is becoming more common in Australian with 63.4% of adults considered to be either overweight or obese in 2014-15, 62.8% in 2011-12 and 56.3% in 19951.  The World health organisation defines obesity in adults as a BMI greater than 29, whilst being overweight is defined as a BMI greater than 242. This means that more than half of adult Australians weigh up to 20% more than their ideal weight and are at risk of type 2 diabetes, osteoarthritis, cardiovascular disease and a host of other chronic conditions3.  Unfortunately, with …

How can Black Seed Help Reduce Hay Fever? 1.6.18 · comments (0)

Hay fever, also known as allergic rhinitis, is caused by pollen, dust mites, moulds and animal hair coming into contact with people who are sensitive to these allergens. Common symptoms of hay fever include sneezing and a runny, itchy nose, as well as watery eyes1. Nearly 1 in 5 Australians suffer from hay fever every year and it is most common between the ages of 15 and 59 years of age2. Since it is not simply due to pollen, allergic rhinitis can occur all year, however it mainly occurs during …

Benefits of Antioxidants for Your Health 1.6.18 · comments (0)

Antioxidants help to reverse the effects of free radicals that can damage your cells and your DNA1. Free radicals are a natural by-product of the metabolism of healthy living cells and can be used to neutralise viruses and bacteria. Too many free radicals however, can seriously damage your cells and this damage can accumulate as we become older2. A free radical is an atom that doesn’t have enough electrons in its outer shell, so it searches for other atoms hoping to steal an electron to make itself stable. Unfortunately, the …

Homemade pide 20.12.17 · comments (0) Chicken balti pies 20.12.17 · comments (0) Nan-e barbari 20.12.17 · comments (0) Lamb, apricot and fennel seed lollipops 20.12.17 · comments (0) Non bread 20.12.17 · comments (0) Taftan (flatbread) 20.12.17 · comments (0) Crushed broad beans with yoghurt, chervil and charred bread 20.12.17 · comments (0) Ethiopian red chicken stew (doro wat) 20.12.17 · comments (0) Kulwha (Eritrean stir-fry) 20.12.17 · comments (0) Nit’r kibbeh (spiced ghee) 20.12.17 · comments (0) Spiced heirloom beetroots with Persian feta and nigella seeds crisps 20.12.17 · comments (0) Bhatura 20.12.17 · comments (0) Recipe: The whole baba 20.12.17 · comments (0) Recipe: Shukto 20.12.17 · comments (0) Recipe: Sri Lankan green mango curry 20.12.17 · comments (0) Recipe: Aubergine with nigella seeds 19.12.17 · comments (0) Recipe: Cauliflower Salad with Mint, Pomegranates, and Nigella Seeds 19.12.17 · comments (0) The ‘who’s who’ of Black Seed Oil today 18.8.17 · comments (1)

If you’re a loyal Black Seed Oil fan, you’d also know that it was famously used by Queen Cleopatra as part of her daily beauty routine. It has been documented that Cleopatra would lather her hair and skin in Black Seed Oil to maintain her luscious locks and porcelain-like skin. Nearly 3000 years later and it seems as if modern-day celebrities are catching on! It has recently been revealed that a certain celebrity lathered herself from head to toe in Black Seed Oil and featured in a nude photoshoot in …

Hab Shifa at Gulf Food 2015 18.8.17 · comments (0)

Hab Shifa is currently at the world’s largest food and hospitality exhibitions- GULFOOD, at the Dubai World Trade Centre.  With only 1 day left, it has been all-systems-go for us here. The response in Dubai has been phenomenal! If you’re in Dubai and are visiting Gulf Food, don’t forget to drop in and say ‘Hi’ to us at Hab Shifa here at the Australian pavilion.

Natural Health Magazine LOVES us (Literally!) 18.8.17 · comments (0)

Find us on the pages of the latest edition of the Australian Natural Health Magazine We are honoured and most humbled to be featured in the ‘We Love’ pages of the latest edition of the Australian Natural Health magazine. The cold & flu season is well upon us now and we’ve had wind that some of the staff at Australian Natural Health HQ have been using our Hab Shifa Black Seed Oil capsules as part of their immunity-defence package. With winter in full-swing, what are you waiting for? See what …

Hab Shifa Founder on Australian Natural Health Magazine 18.8.17 · comments (0) 7 Reasons why Black Seed Oil will change your life 18.8.17 · comments (0)

Known in the Middle East as the ‘Seed of Blessing’, the oil of the Nigella Sativa plant has been used to promote supreme health and wellbeing for thousands of years. Archaeologists have confirmed that a bottle of Black Seed Oil was discovered in the Pharaoh Tutankhamun’s tomb, presumably for use in the afterlife. Whilst Black Seed Oil has also been used by practitioners of ancient medicines for thousands of years, it is still relatively unknown in the West. Here are seven reasons why is will change your life:   Immune …

The Unique Journey of our Black Seed Oil 9.12.16 · comments (0)

Our latest release of pure 100% Hab Shifa Black Seed Oil has finally arrived – fashionably late, but dressed to perfection. They say all good things take time, and producing a superior product such as ours is no exception. To explain the delay, we thought we’d take you behind the scenes and reveal the long and rather unique journey our Black Seed Oil makes before it reaches our customers. Backed by over 35 years of experience, we only source the most potent, organically grown Black Seeds containing 100% pure Nigella Sativa …

Recipe: Ottolenghi’s Squash with Cardamom & Nigella Seeds 29.11.16 · comments (0)