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June 27, 2012, Featured in Cancer and Natural Medicines, 0 Comments

Black seed is the name used for Nigella sativa, an herb in the Ranunculaceae family that produces small black seeds. Nigella sativa is also referred to as nigella, black caraway, and black cumin. Black seed has been an important nutritional flavoring agent and natural remedy for many ailments for centuries in ancient medicine practiced in the Arabian Gulf region, Far East Asia, and Europe. Many active components have been isolated from black seed, including thymoquinone, thymohydroquinone, dithymoquinone, thymol, carvacrol, nigellimine-N-oxide, nigellicine, nigellidine and alpha-hederin. In addition, quite a few pharmacological effects of black seed, its oil, various extracts and active components have been identified to include immune stimulation, anti-inflammation, hypoglycemic, antihypertensive, antiasthmatic, antimicrobial, antiparasitic, antioxidant …