Nigella Sativa is traditionally known in Middle Eastern countries as “Habbat al Barakah” – ‘The Blessed Seed’, due to it’s powerful healing qualities for many ailments. It has been used for thousands of years in the Middle East as well as ports of Asia and Africa and is now well known in the USA and Europe.
Nigella Sativa Common Name: Black Cumin/ Habbet as-suda/Nigella sativa/Çörek otu, Çöreotu/Kalaunji, Zwiebelsame, Nigella, Schwarzkümmel
Habitat: Nigella is grown in Egypt and the middle east.
ACTIONS AND PHARMACOLOGY.
Alanine, arginine, ascorbic-acid, asparagine, campesterol, carvone, cymene, cystine, dehydroascorbic-acid, eicosadienoic-acid, glucose, glutamic-acid, glycine, iron, isoleucine, leucine, d-limonene, linoleic-acid, linolenic-acid, lipase, lysine, methionine, myristic-acid, nigellin, nigellone, oleic-acid, palmitic-acid, phenylalanine, phytosterols, potassium, beta-sitosterol, alpha-spinasterol, stearic-acid, stigmasterol, tannin, threonine, thymohydroquinone, thymoquinone, tryptophan
INDICATIONS AND USAGE
Nigella Sativa has been used for thousands of years in the middle east for allergies, asthma, and for treating immune disorders. Recent research has shown that Nigella Sativa increases the number of mammary cells in laboratory animals. Humans tend to react similarily to compounds with mammary effects.
Great research has been done on Nigella Sativa in regards to it’s anti-cancer properties, especially breast cancer with promising results.
PRECAUTIONS AND ADVERSE REACTIONS
No health hazards or side effects are known with the proper administration of designated therapeutic dosages.
Source:2000-06 Herbal Extracts.MegaBust