Health Benefits Of Black Seed Or It’s Essential Oil
The seed of the annual flowering plant, Black Cumin Seed or Nigella Sativa has been prized for their healing properties ever since 4000 years ago.
The earliest record of its cultivation and use come from ancient Egypt. Black seed oil, was reported to be found in Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamun’s tomb, dating back to approximately 3,300 years ago. They might have kept it in the tomb considering the remarkable medicinal values it can offer.
Many of the black cumin seed’s traditionally emphasized health benefits have been confirmed by many biomedical and medical publications as well.
Over 40 different kinds of health conditions can be benefited with the use of this seed, which includes over 20 distinct pharmacological actions it can offer, such as:
- Analgesic – Pain-Killing effect
- Insulin Sensitizing
- Interferon Inducer
- Leukotriene Antagonist
- Hepatoprotective (Liver Protecting)
- Gluconeogenesis Inhibitor (Anti-Diabetic)
- Renoprotective (Kidney Protecting)
- Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha Inhibitor
These 30 pharmacological properties black cumin seed can offer, are only a subset of a far wider number of beneficial properties they can offer. It is remarkable to know that this seed has the ability to positively modulate, so many different biological pathways.