Nigella sativa

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  • noun

Synonyms for Nigella sativa

herb of the Mediterranean region having pungent seeds used like those of caraway

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Probably some toxic substances found in black seed as Parasmyn and saponins are destroyed corpora Lateum receptor and reduce progesterone [9].
The woman added that at one stage Leila Gill came into the treatment room and was asked by her husband to rub black seed oil into her chest "which she did".
According to tradition, Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) described black seed as a cure for every disease except death.
Many look for saffron, black seed of kalvangi in Arabic which people mix with olive oil to treat all kinds of diseases and flavour food when cooking.
In the greenhouse there are small pots of leeks which at the moment look like stems of grass with a black seed on the top.
Black seed was originally discovered in the Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamen's tomb (dated about 1325 BC).
Some of the core medicinal plants common across the Middle East include: aloe, anise, black seed (see side bar, next page), cardamom, chamomile, cherry, cinnamon, clove, coriander, cress, cumin, fennel/fenugreek, flax, frankincense (lubban), galingale, ginger, greek sage, henna, Indian frankincense, laurel, licorice, mastic, mint, mustard, nutmeg, olive, parsley, pepper, pimento, rosemary, saffron, senna, sumac, Syrian rue, turmeric and wormwood.
Kardashian Beauty Hair Products include Black Seed Dry Oil, dryers, straighteners and she plugs Tria at-home laser hair removal system.
These pharmacological actions are only a subset of a far wider number of beneficial properties intrinsic to the black seed.
This will also have seven kinds of hair care products including shampoo, conditioner, hairspray, curl cream and Black Seed Dry Oil.
sativa is a medicinal plant which belongs to the botanical family Ranunculaceae and commonly is known as black seed (Malhotra 2004).
There was also a strange shackshack tree, whose 12in black seed pods are decorated and sold as percussion instruments, including at the spectacular Shirley Heights.
Various oils like the one obtained from black seed, and sweet and bitter almonds are also on offer for cough, muscle pain, and beauty treatment.
Black seed oil ameliorates allergic airway inflammation by inhibiting T-cell proliferation in rats.
The eight products which authorities in Saudi Arabia have declared as potentially toxic are: Corpore Sano Baby Shampoo (made in Spain); Black Seed Shampoo and Conditioner for all hair types (South Africa); LG Double Rich Anti-dandruff for greasy hair type (Korea); Himalaya Herbals Anti-dandruff shampoo for normal hair (India); ICare Shampoo, with nutritive fruit complex for dry and damaged hair (Vietnam); Nature Care Mud Shampoo for damaged hair (Jordan) and two samples of Sehat Sedr Shampoo for all hair types (Iran).