Just about thousand peer-reviewed studies have looked into the potential health benefits of “black seed,” which come from the flowering plant Nigella Sativa.
This seed is also known as black cumin, black caraway, black sesame, onion seed and Roman coriander, has a long history of use in traditional systems of medicine, including Ayurveda and Siddha.
So what is it and how do you use it?
Black Cumin Has at Least 20 Pharmacological Actions
According to a review on black seed’s therapeutic potential published in the Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine:
“The seeds of N. sativa have been widely used in the treatment of different diseases and ailments. In Islamic literature, it is considered as one of the greatest forms of healing medicine. It has been recommended for using on regular basis in Tibb-e-Nabawi (Prophetic Medicine).
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It has been widely used as antihypertensive, liver tonics, diuretics, digestive, anti-diarrheal, appetite stimulant, analgesics, anti-bacterial and in skin disorders.”
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