Nigella SativaCommon Name: Black Cumin or sometimes "Love in the Mist"
Medicinal Parts:The ripe seeds
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.
links to further information:Black Cumin: The Magical Egyptian Herb for Allergies, Asthma, and Immune Disorders by Peter Schleicher, M.D., and Mohamed Saleh, M.D.