Black Seed 500

By: Kare And Hope  09-12-2011
Keywords: Volatile Oils, Aromatic Herb,

Title: Black Seed: Many medicines in one
Nature’s Impact magazine

Interest in black seed (Nigella Sativa) is finally blossoming through the world. Modern research indicates that this aromatic herb from the Middle East can:

• Increase T-cells for improved immune system;
• Enhance the body’s anti-tumor activity;
• Exert antioxidant and anti-tumor activity;
• Protect against bacteria and fungal infections;
• Relieve prostate inflammation; and
• Increase flow of milk in nursing mothers.Black seed provides 15 amino acids, carbohydrates, Saponins, alkaloids, calcium, fiber, iron, potassium, 23 plant sterols, and volatile oils. Compounds in these volatile oils help block the spread of several strains of bacteria and Candida. Thymoquinone, a major component in black seed’s volatile oils, appears to have potent therapeutic impact on rheumatism and related inflammatory diseases. In the 13th century, the Arabic healer Ibn Kaym recommended black seed for more than 50 medical conditions, including bronchial asthma, bronchitis, including bronchial asthma, bronchitis, and other respiratory tract problems. It has also been used over the last 2,000 years to reduce inflammation, relieve arthritis pain, soothe digestive troubles, treat constipation, combat parasites, cleanse and strengthen the liver, and promote vitality and overall good health. Chakravarty N: Inhibition of histamine release from the mast cells by Nigellone. Annals of Allergy 70:237-241, March 1993; Houghton PJ, Zarka R, de las Heras B, Hoult JRS: Fixed oil of Nigella Sativa and derived Thymoquinone inhibit elcosanoid generation in leukocytes and membrane lipid peroxidation, planta Med 61:33-36, 1995. Reprinted from Nature’s Impact magazine June/July 98 issue pg 14.

Keywords: Aromatic Herb, Volatile Oils,

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