Nigella sativa (N. sativa) L. (Ranunculaceae), also known as black cumin, is a very rich medicinal plant, full of stories and benefits. It draws its benefits from its main bioactive constituent, Thymoquinone (TQ). According to scientific studies, Thymoquinone has very few side effects. The interest in this isolated active ingredient has only increased over the years due to its many advantages and its low toxicity rate.
Several clinical studies have demonstrated the pharmacological properties of the plant, including its antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antihistamine, antibacterial properties, and even on gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, respiratory and neuronal disorders.
Clinical studies have also revealed anti-cancer properties of Thymoquinone, which will prevent inflammation and oxidative stress and therefore prevent the proliferation of cancer cells according to different reactions.
Applications of its benefits
Thymoquinone is therapeutically indicated against many diseases and chronic conditions such as:
Weight loss - Hypertension - Tumor - Asthma - Hypertension - Liver disease - Generative neurode diseases - Type 2 diabetes - Bacterial infections - Dyslipidemia: Abnormally high levels of lipids (fats) in the blood.
In addition, it helps relieve headaches, stimulate metabolism and the immune system; it is useful to reduce the pain of teeth, gums, or against insomnia and anxiety.
NB: The advice given is for information only and does not constitute medical advice. Refer to your doctor for medical follow-up and more information.
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