Nigella sativa

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Noun1.Nigella sativa - herb of the Mediterranean region having pungent seeds used like those of carawayNigella sativa - herb of the Mediterranean region having pungent seeds used like those of caraway
nigella - any plant of the genus Nigella
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In it, she also said Carmarthenshire-based "wellness practitioner" Reginald Gill gave her a drink containing seaweed, black seed oil, apricot kernels and pineapple juice saying it would help a machine fitted with glass probes that could fight cancer.
Products mentioned in the article include Bin Ahmed brand of tea, V Men's Elexir, Al Raheeq Honey and Black seed, and breast enlargement soaps.
For the Arabs, black seed is not only a food but also a valued traditional medicine that has long been used to treat such ailments as asthma, flatulence, kidney stones, abdominal pain and so on.
Black seed (or black cumin, as it is also called) contains a multitude of fixed and essential oils, with thymoquinone being the main active constituent.
Mah's personal favourites are Black Seed oil and Rosehip seed oil.
This small, black seed has a mustard-colored aril attached to the top and side.
Their research is being conducted on a commercial variety of chia called Salba, developed to produce white rather than the original black seed and a more reliable omega-3 content.
In the grid of lanes and walkways between the long barns, big black seed pods hang from autumn trees, a mixture of greens and pinks and reds.
Soybeans with black seed coats imbibe water more slowly than unpigmented soybeans and show less imbibitional chilling injury (Tully et al.
In this study, antiviral effect of black seed oil (BSO) from Nigella sativa was investigated using murine cytomegalovirus (MCMV) as a model.