Black seed oil or black cumin are unique seeds from Southeast Asia called Nigella sativa. It is claimed to be a true panacea, because it is able to help treat everything. There were studies conducted and it showed that it is effective against multi-drug resistanct strains.
There are three phytochemicals found in black seed oil and are responsible for the benefits it gives our body.
Thymoquinone is the best antifungal compound among the three phytochemicals of black seed oil as tested against yeast and dermatophytes. It is an active ingredient of black seed that is antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer. These properties of thymoquinone help with encephalomyelitis asthma, diabetes and carcinogenesis.
Thymohydroquinone is said to be one of the potent natural inhibitors that stop enzyme activity and helps treat conditions like apathy, autism, glaucoma, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and schizophrenia.
Thymol is the natural ingredient that makes thyme essential oil medicinal. It is used to kill TB and various viruses. It is used as disinfectant and pesticide and used for food flavorings, perfumes and mouthwash.
It include its ability to help prevent cancer, diabetes, hair loss and skin disorders.
Cancer. Black seed can help prevent cancer and aid in its treatment the same through anti-proliferation, cell cycle arrest, anti-metastasis, anti-angiogenesis and apoptosis induction. These mechanisms help reduce tumor cells.
Liver Health. Poor liver function brought about by the side effects of medication, alcohol consumption or disease could be helped by black seed oil by speeding its healing process. It helps liver function and helps prevent damage and disease of the same.
Diabetes. Black seed oil is known to help in both type1 and type 2 diabetes. It helps improve glucose tolerance and increases the concentration of insulin.
Restore hair loss. Due to the antioxidant and antimicrobial properties of blacks seed, it can help promote strengthened hair follicles.
Protects skin from damage. Black seed oil is known to inhibit and promote melanin production. Melanin are the pigments that protects our skin and givers our eyes and skin their color. Black seed oil also help decrease severity of eczema.
Infections. Black seed oil helps kill the bugs that are resistant to antibiotics by slowing down or stopping its spread.
Black seed oil is indeed a true panacea. It covers a wide range of possible remedies with no known side effects.