Nigella sativa is a widely used medicinal plant (family-Ranunculaceae). This traditional medicinal plant is very effective in treating many diseases. It is one of the greatest form of healing medicine and has miracle powers of healing.
The seeds and oil of this nigella sativa have been used in different diseases and alimental treatments. In-fact when this drug is used in regular basis it has shown a wide range of pharmacological actions which includes antidiabetic, anticancer, immunomodulator, analgesic, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, spasmolytic, bronchodilator, hepatoprotective, renal protective, gastroprotective, antioxidant properties etc.
This Nigella sativa herbal medicine is ranked in top due to its miracle powers of healing. The pharmacological properties of this plant are due to thymoquinone which is a major bioactive component that is available abundantly in the seed of this plant.
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