Know All About Sabja Seeds: Health Benefits, Uses & Side Effects

October 16, 2021by admin0

Sabja Seeds are organic seeds with Amazing Health Benefits. Basil seeds or sabja seeds are well-known as “Power of Nature”. So, two spoons of tiny Black seeds are all you need in your daily diet. As people are always in search of healthy food that provides them with the nutrition, the need for these organic seeds (Sabja seeds) has been increasing day by day and has taken over the market. 

And What more? These Sabja seeds are very low in calories and contain dense nutrients. Two spoons of these tiny seeds when soaked in water offer only 40 calories.

Nutritional Value of Sabja seeds

As Sabja seeds are loaded with Nutrition, these contain Calories, fiber, Omega 3 fatty acids, 20% of proteins, 40% of Carbohydrates, and alpha-linolenic acid that controls sugar levels and boosts immunity. They also contain potassium, calcium, copper, magnesium, vitamin C, and manganese.

  • High on Protein

Sabja seeds are a natural source of protein. So, Consuming these seeds on a daily dose helps in strengthening bones, skin, muscles, and for stimulating the production of hormones and other body chemicals which helps in better functioning of the body.

  • Loaded with Carbohydrates

With 42% of Carbs for every 100 grams, sabja seeds provide instant energy to the body. The Carbs in these seeds help in functioning of kidneys, heart and nervous system. So, intake of these seeds on a regular basis helps in digestion, soothes stomach ailments and controls bad cholesterol. 

  • Rich on Fibre

Just 4 grams of these tiny little wonders contain huge amounts of fibre. Keeps you satiated for long hours, holds down hunger pangs, improves good cholesterol. Moreover it also prevents chronic diseases like diabetes, and heart diseases.

  • Hub of Omega 3 Fatty acids

Sabja seeds are rich in Fatty acids which help in fighting depression and anxiety. Also, they help in improving vision, foetal development and avoid the risk of facing heart related problems. Hence, consuming these seeds by children improves metabolic activity and also helps in treating Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

  • Right amount of Vitamin E

Vitamin E is one of the primary components of Sabja seeds. Drinking soaked sabja seeds water can help you with dealing with hydrated skin, faster healing of wounds, reducing skin itching and also prevents skin cancer. One of the most added advantages of Vitamin E in sabja seeds is it can slow down signs of premature aging and improves vision. 

  • Low on Calories

Sabja seeds are low in calories, almost at a negligible level. These can avoid joint pains, control cholesterol and Blood pressure & also various types of cancer.

Health Benefits of Sabja seeds

  • Natural Body Coolant

These are the best counter effects to control heat. Drinking sabja water can provide great relief from the heat of summers. Sabja seeds are well-known for reducing body heat. These can also be accompanied with various drinks like lemonade, milkshakes, smoothies etc.,

  • Clears Acne and Pimples

Surprising to believe the fact that consuming the sabja seeds on a daily basis cleanses the internal part of the body and also prevents skin issues like blackheads, pimples, and acne. The antibiotic properties in the seeds keeps the skin infection-free. 

  • Reduces Sugar levels in Blood

One of the greatest aspects of sabja seeds is having eminent anti-diabetic potential. Regular consumption of sabja seeds by diabetics prior to meal, prevents the spike in blood sugar levels. Moreover, they maintain the overall metabolism of the body. So, the % of carbohydrates in sabja seeds convert into glucose, making the blood maintain less sugar.

  • Useful in weight loss

These tiny seeds are high in soluble dietary fibre which helps to keep your tummy full. They also help in cleansing our body from accumulated toxins and also regulate our bowel movement. 

  • Gives relief from Acidity and constipation

As these are rich in soluble fibre, when added to our diet with a good quantity of water, they absorb water and help in drawing water to our gut. So, people suffering from constipation get immense relief with sabja seeds on daily intake. 

  • Prevent the risk of Heart Diseases

The advantages of omega 3 fatty acids include effects on blood pressure, cardiac and vascular function and coagulation. Thus reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, and hypertension. 

  • Decreases Stress and Anxiety

These seeds have a calming effect on the body as well as mind. They also help us to relieve stress, anxiety and tension. 

  • Delays premature aging

Sabja seeds face pack can delay premature aging. Applying soaked sabja seeds on the face as a pack for 15 minutes on a daily basis provides sufficient hydration and elasticity to skin which reduces the sign of aging. 

  • Tightens skin pores

The amount of flavonoids in sabja seeds play an important role as skin tightening agents. They help in reducing wrinkles, tighten skin pores, age spots and regenerate healthy skin cells. 

  • Good for Hair

These tiny black seeds can fight hair fall and dandruff. Protein is the main ingredient in these seeds which provide ample nutrition to hair from within and thus helps in fighting hair loss

Side Effects of Sabja seeds

These seeds are safe to consume and good for health. They do not have any compilations with other medications or food. Sabja seeds when taken in limited quantities do not have any side effects. But, overconsumption might result in some side effects.

So, it is advised to not take more than two tablespoons of sabja seeds on a daily basis. 

  • Overconsumption can cause diarrhea and vomiting. 
  • Avoid sabja to children or people with choking problems. Because, these seeds have a choking hazard. 
  • Overconsumption may also cause gastrointestinal side effects.
  • These seeds are not good for pregnant women. They may affect the level of estrogen in women. 
  • People having wounds or had a recent surgery must avoid sabja seeds. Because, sabja has a blood-thinning effect. 


Sabja seeds are tiny black seeds loaded with a pack of nutrients. The taste and texture of any dessert, salad or main course with this combination results yummy! Apart from the nutrition value, these seeds have a huge medicinal importance. Srikanth Industries provides the best quality clove that is packed with nutrients and freshness. 

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