Black Cumin Seed Oil – Your Secret for Strong, Healthy Skin.

Black cumin seed oil reinforces skin’s health and vibrancy, with anti-inflammatory and anti-aging effects. It repairs damaged skin and has served as an important health and beauty aid for thousands of years.

Many cultures around the world have discovered over the years the wonderful healing powers of Black Cumin Seed (Nigella Sativa). The information collected over the years, together with modern studies, confirm that Nigella oil is a very powerful, natural anti-inflammatory that contains over one hundred active ingredients.

Studies have shown the effect of black oil on:

Arthritis and inflammation:

Nigella oil contains anti-inflammatory substances, the ability of these substances help rid the body of various inflammatory diseases, particularly arthritis. The oil helps reduce the level of inflammation, reduces pain, a significant change in deformation of joints and a general strengthening of the body.

The immune system:

Nigella oil contains substances that help the body to strengthen the immune system – red and white cells alike. Body weak states, after or during an illness, various allergic conditions resulting from the weakening of the immune system (particularly chronic allergies), cooling, chills, and more


Tests were made on the effect of Nigella oil on high blood sugar, all tests showed significant improvements in blood sugar levels after 48 hours of use with oil Nigella. The improvement becomes more significant as continued use of oil rose. After a few weeks of use of the therapeutic effect was brought sugar balance

Benefits of black oil to the skin

The cold- pressed oil of organic Black Cumin Seed Oil is characterized by a high concentration of omega 6 and oleic acids, which your skin needs but does not produce naturally. It is packed with valuable components like vitamins A, B, and C, calcium, potassium, magnesium, zinc and trace elements providing the necessary nutritive factors for skin recovery and repair. It has several properties which can reduce the symptoms of acne including anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidative effects and is also a natural anti-histamine ideal for treating for skin conditions related to allergy.

This is a truly magical ingredient that will help your skin maintain a vibrant and youthful appearance by rebalancing and restoring its natural health. Try it in our products, and let us know what you think:

Age Away Hydrating Cream

Gentle  Exfoliator Cream

Thera-Intensive Body Cream

Among its countless therapeutic qualities, Black Cumin is also a beautiful plant with delicate white and pale blue flowers, now in bloom in the Galilee:


Rejuvenate Winter Skin!



Rejuvenate Winter Skin with Lavido, Healing Face and Body care from The Galilee!

Established in 2003 by herbalist and aromatherapist, Ido Magal, Lavido (pronounced La-vee-doe) is the Galilee’s first natural personal care line. Family owned and operated, we combine the best raw herbal-rich ingredients and generous doses of certified organic ingredients with purified waters from the historic Sea of Galilee.

Our use of Sea of Galilee water is globally first-in-class for face and body care today. However these healing mineral-rich waters have been locally relied upon for millennia back to Roman times for their therapeutic mind/body benefits. Lavido is the combination of quality ingredients and this signature water base in balanced formulations. The result is truly unique:  a natural-as-can-be yet effective and luxurious line for face and body.

The Lavido Promise Includes:

v  sustainable, cruelty-free, vegetarian beauty practices and products.

v  sourcing the best raw organic herbal-rich ingredients from around the world.

v  raising natural brand standards, by dermatologist testing all products and clinically testing/proving select face and body products.

Lavido is currently sold at and select lifestyle boutiques and www in the USA. For more information, please contact us at

Did you know Patchouli is Nature’s #1 Aphrodisiac?


Introducing Lavido’s Body & Soul Collection Featuring Patchouli,

Nature’s #1 Aphrodisiac!

Seeking a squeeze this Valentine’s Day? Start with Nature’s #1 aphrodisiac, Patchouli. Angling for amore — introducing Lavido’s Patchouli & Vanilla Intoxicating Body Wash and Aromatic Body Lotion!

Often associated with hippies and the 1960’s, Patchouli is so much more. Unlike most essential oils that oxidize and diminish in therapeutic quality over time, Patchouli actually improves with age like a fine wine. Used in skin, hair, and home blends Patchouli is unisex and acts as a rich, deep and sweet elixir for the senses.

Lavido’s Patchouli & Vanilla Intoxicating Body wash and Aromatic Body lotion are made with generous doses of certified organic ingredients and purified mineral-rich waters from the Sea of Galilee:

  • Patchouli & Vanilla Intoxicating Body Wash – Purify…Refresh…Stimulate your skin. Luxuriate in the aromatherapeutic qualities of distilled Patchouli and Vanilla Oil extracts. Additional natural oils and ingredients include: Aloe and Chamomile flower extract. Stimulate the senses. Recommended use: Apply onto loofah or directly onto the body, massage to lather, and rinse off. This wash does not separate and a little goes a long way. Follow with Lavido Aromatic Body Lotion of choice. Dermatologically Tested. Retail: $21
  • Patchouli & Vanilla Aromatic Body Lotion – Hydrate…Nourish…Protect your skin. Leaves your skin buttery soft and restored with extracts of distilled Patchouli oil and Vanilla that leave a light yet long-lasting scent on the skin. Additional natural oils include: Avocado Oil and Sweet Almond Oil. Stimulate the senses. Recommended use: Apply generously to towel-dried skin, avoiding the face and eye area. Absorbs quickly, leaving skin supple, soft, glowing and protected. Dermatologically Tested. Retail: $19 (120 ml) and $36 (250 ml).

Aphrodisiac Anyone?!  Lavido is Israel’s #1 natural line established 2003 by herbalist/aromatherapist, Ido Magal, in the heart of the Galilee.  Lavido products may be purchased in select US boutiques and