blackseed


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Related to blackseed: black cumin, Nigella sativa
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Synonyms for blackseed

grass native to West Indies but common in southern United States having tufted wiry stems often infested with a dark fungus

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PHOTO taken during the launch of Davis & G Blackseed Collection show (from left): DILG-Barangay Affairs Undersecretary Martin Dino, National Press Club President Rolly 'Lakay' Gonzalo, Inspirational Director/Actor Mike Magat and Joy Rosaroso
(2009) who reported increase in weed dry weight with increased competition periods in blackseed and fennel crops respectively.
Effect of weed competition periods on the growth and yield of blackseed (Nigella sativa L.) M.Sc.
sativa (Blackseed) oil can be compared to Borage and Primrose oil for this high essential content yet it has further healing components and is more versatile.
This creates a calming effect when there is an over reaction, as is the case with allergies and asthma, which Blackseed oil's thymoquinone also supports the anti-inflammatory, bronchodilatory, and secretagogic effect of prostoglandinE1.
The in vitro anti-tumor activity of some crude and purified components of blackseed Nigella sativa L.
The product also contains nourishing ingredients such as castile soap, hempseed, blackseed, vegetable gum, herbal extracts of St.
rugelii; American, purple-stemmed or blackseed plantain; Entrance Road, gravel lot and adjacent fields, open woodlands; Abundant and widespread; C = 0; BSUH 17887.
oil (blackseed oil) on the fibrinolytic system of the human umbilical vein (HUV) and human uterine arterial (HUA) endothelial cells (ECs) in culture was studied.
Effects of blackseed oil on release of t-PA antigen
Crooks, "The in vitro anti-tumor activity of some crude and purified components of blackseed, Nigella sativa L," Anticancer Research, vol.
The results showed that blackseed oil decreases the fibrinolytic potential of the human fibrosarcoma cell line (HT1080) in vitro, implying that inhibition of local tumor invasion and metastasis may be one such mechanism.
Exposure to the volatile oil obtained from blackseed altered the cellular expression of specific polypeptides in Jurkart T lymphoma cells, suggesting that changes in polypeptide expression might play a role in the biological activities attributed to blackseed (Hailat et al., 1995).
Worthen DR, Ghosheh OA, Crooks PA (1998) The in vitro anti-tumor activity of some crude and purified components of blackseed, Nigella sativa L.