Nigella sativa

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Synonyms for Nigella sativa

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

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Nigella sativa is a herb extensively used in Unanai, Ayurvedic, Siddhi systems for centuries for various indications including pain, inflammation, and fever.
Diminution of aflatoxicosis in tilapia nilotica fish by dietary supplementation with fix in toxin and Nigella sativa oil.
Therefore, it is advisable that Nigella sativa may be beneficial as an adjunct to other existing diabetic therapies.
Swamy SM, Tan BK (2000) Cytotoxic and immunopotentiating effects of ethanolic extract of Nigella sativa L.
Group C was treated with Letrozole for eight weeks at a dose of 1milligram/kilogram body weight and Nigella sativa seeds powder at a dose of 10grams/kilogram body weight once daily starting at 22 day and continued up to eight weeks.
Seeds of Nigella sativa are commonly used in our food and thymoquinone in these seeds can also perform the same function.
Alternative supplement for enhancement of reproductive health and metabolic profile among perimenopausal women: A novel role of Nigella sativa.
have found that Nigella sativa oil significantly induced the gene expression of insulin receptor and upregulated the expression of insulin-like growth factor-1 and phosphoinositide-3 kinase.
Various numerical taxonomic techniques have been successfully used to classify and measure the pattern of phenotypic variation in the relationship of germplasm collections in a variety of crops by many researchers such as in black gram [7], soybean [8], lentil [9], pea [10] and Nigella sativa [11].
A number of plant parts are used by people suffering from rheumatoid arthritis, which plant parts include fruits and seeds of Myristica fragrans, seeds of Nigella sativa, fruits and seeds of Piper longum, leaves of Vitex negundo, and rhizomes of Zingiber officinale, as observed during a preliminary survey of 25 informants suffering from the disease and who self-treat themselves.
Nigella sativa (black cumin or black seed) is a spice revered for its medicinal properties by Ayurvedic, Chinese, and Unani (Arabian/Islamic) medicine practitioners.
Thymoquinone (TQ), an active principal of Nigella Sativa has been used traditionally in herbal medicine for the treatment of various diseases.
The preventive effect of N-butanol fraction of Nigella sativa on ethylene glycol-induced kidney calculi in rats.
Officially called nigella sativa (AKA Black Seed) it has been labelled as 'the remedy for everything but death'.