Benefits of internal use of nigella

Nigella, also known as Nigella sativa or black cumin, is a medicinal plant recognized for centuries for its many therapeutic virtues.

1. Anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory action

Thymoquinone present in nigella has powerful anti-inflammatory properties, which can help relieve the symptoms of various inflammatory conditions in the joints, digestive system, skin but also contribute to the improvement of autoimmune diseases thanks to to its clinically studied immunomodulation virtues.

2. Regulation of blood sugar:

It's a health claim! The high health authority therefore stipulates that “Nigella Sativa extracts contribute to the regulation of blood sugar”. Several studies have shown that regular consumption of nigella can help regulate blood sugar levels by improving insulin sensitivity and reducing blood glucose levels, making it a potential ally in the prevention of diabetes and excess weight. .

No drug interactions with anti-diabetic or other treatments!

3. Antioxidant action:

The antioxidants in nigella, such as flavonoids, phenols and carotenoids, help neutralize free radicals and reduce oxidative stress in the body, which can prevent premature aging and reduce the risk of chronic diseases.

4. Improved digestion:

Nigella is traditionally used to promote digestion and relieve gastrointestinal disorders such as bloating, flatulence and upset stomach.

Its carminative and antispasmodic properties can help soothe digestive disorders.

In addition, its anti-inflammatory effects have shown in clinical studies a significant improvement in chronic inflammatory bowel diseases including Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.

5. Regulation of cholesterol:

Preliminary studies have shown that nigella may help reduce LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol) levels while increasing HDL cholesterol (good cholesterol) levels, which may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.

6. Helps in weight loss:

Some research suggests that nigella may aid weight loss by increasing metabolism, regulating appetite, and promoting the breakdown of fats.

7. Anti-allergic effect

In several studies, black seed oil has shown its significant inhibitory activity on the release of histamine by blocking the degranulation of mast cells.

The benefits on the skin

Nigella also offers many benefits for skin health, including:

1. Skin with imperfections:

Thanks to its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, nigella can help reduce skin imperfections such as acne and pimples, by disinfecting pores and soothing redness and inflammation.

2. Acne, eczema, psoriasis:

Nigella may benefit people suffering from skin inflammations such as acne, eczema and psoriasis, thanks to its anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties combined with a decrease in hyperkeratosis which help reduce symptoms and to promote healing of the skin.

3. Mature skin:

The antioxidants found in nigella help protect the skin against free radical damage, which can prevent premature aging and maintain the youth and vitality of mature skin.

The benefits on the hair

When it comes to hair, nigella can also provide various benefits, including:

1. Hair loss:

Nigella is known to stimulate hair growth and prevent hair loss, thanks to its stimulating and strengthening properties that promote the health of the scalp and hair follicles.

2. Itching and dandruff:

The antibacterial and antifungal properties of nigella can help relieve itchy scalp and reduce dandruff by treating fungal infections and soothing irritation.

3. Scalp plaques and irritations:

Topically applying black seed oil can help soothe plaques and scalp irritation associated with conditions such as psoriasis and eczema, thanks to its anti-inflammatory and hydrating properties.

In summary, nigella is a versatile plant that offers numerous health benefits, both internally and for the skin and hair. Its bioactive compounds such as Thymoquinone, nigellone and nigelline, responsible for its anti-

inflammatory, antioxidant and antibacterial, make it a valuable ingredient in food supplements and cosmetic products. Evidence from clinical research supports the effectiveness of nigella in treating a variety of health conditions and ailments.


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