black cumin


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Related to black cumin: Nigella sativa, Kalonji

black cumin

n.
1. The small black pungent seeds of an annual herb (Nigella sativa) of the buttercup family native to southwest Asia, used as a seasoning in southern and western Asian cuisines and for medicinal purposes. Also called nigella.
2. The dark brown, crescent-shaped seeds of an herb (Bunium persicum) of the parsley family native to southwest Asia, used as a seasoning in southern and western Asian cuisines.

[Sense 2, translation of Hindi kālā jīrā (kālā, black + jīrā, cumin) and Urdu kālā zīra (kālā, black + zīra, cumin).]
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Black cumin seed oil has shown benefits in managing rheumatoid arthritis, a highly inflammatory condition.
30% of the weight of black seed oil to form, material, bulk oil contains linoleic acid (6/55%), and oleic (4/23%) and palmitic (5/12 percent) are also components of the essential oil of black cumin include: trans--anethole (3/38%) of Paralympians Seaman (8/14 percent), limonene (3/4 per cent) and Charon (4 percent) [7].
* RAGDALE Hall Softening Spa Foot Cream, pounds 6, right, Marks and Spencer - conditioning foot cream with black cumin oil known for its moisturising properties and reviving peppermint to help improve the skin's condition and leave your feet refreshed and smooth.
WI-based Botanic Innovations has been granted a US patent that covers the synergistie effect of antioxidant activity that occurs when its cold pressed black cumin seed oil is blended with other cold pressed seed oils.
He said "use the black cumin for indeed it is a remedy for all diseases except Death".
The basmati rice, boneless chicken with black cumin, mint and cardamom were accompanied by a cooling raita which really made the flavours of the spices sparkle.
Examples of botanicals from Arabic ethnic tradition include caper, wild mint, nettle, cumin, lady's mantle, salt bush and black cumin.
"The healing powers of black cumin has been known for centuries to the Arab world, and it is known to be a cure for everything but death.
Experimental diets were prepared by adding polyphenolic extracts of black tea (C), black cumin seed (D), fenugreek seed (E) as well as seed oils from black cumin (F) and fenugreek (G) in the negative control (B; treatment with no antibiotic or antioxidant added in the diet) and compared with positive control (A) carrying antibiotic lincomysin (4.4%) 120mg/kg of feed, antioxidant seldox (BHA, BHT, ethoxiquine and citric acid) 120mg/kg of feed, acetic acid (99.5%) 0.15mL/kg of feed.
However, black cumin seed oil and its components exert powerful effects that can slow colonic inflammation.
Black cumin (Nigella sativa L.), belonging to the family Ranunculaceae, has remarkable aromatic properties and medicinal value.
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.