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Black Seeds (Nigella sativa)

Pharmacological and Therapeutic Applications

1st Edition - September 23, 2021

Editors: Andleeb Khan, Muneeb U Rehman

Language: English
Paperback ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 2 4 4 6 2 - 3
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 3 2 3 - 8 5 9 2 9 - 5

Black Seeds (Nigella sativa) is a comprehensive resource covering all aspects of this medicinal plant, well-known for its positive effects in many human ailments. It has been used… Read more

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Black Seeds (Nigella sativa) is a comprehensive resource covering all aspects of this medicinal plant, well-known for its positive effects in many human ailments. It has been used to promote health and fight diseases, and has been found to have antioxidant, antihypertensive, anti-diabetic, anti-inflammatory, and analgesic effects. It has also been known to have antimicrobial, anticancer, neuro-protectant, cardio protectant, immunomodulator, hepatic protectant characteristics. Thymoquinone, the active compound of the plant, also exhibits these protective qualities against many disorders. This book summarizes the effect of this plant on all the organ systems of the body. Black Seeds (Nigella sativa) is a comprehensive resource for researchers working in pharmacology, food chemistry and pharmaceutical chemistry, both in industry and academia.