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well over 40 health conditions that may be benefited from the use of the herb, including over 20 distinct pharmacological actions it expresses, such as:
These 22 pharmacological actions are only a subset of a far wider number of beneficial properties intrinsic to the black seed. While it is remarkable that this seed has the ability to positively modulate so many different biological pathways, this is actually a rather common occurrence among traditional plant medicines.
According to wikipedia Mohammed was refering to Black Cumin (Bunium Persicum) when he said, " The black granules (Habbathul Baraka) are the remedy for all diseases except death." I understand genuine black cumin to be quite rare but if the traditional medicinal effects are attributed to them I dont see how the other would be considered a panacea as well. Especially considering the fact that it contains toxic and paralytic chemicals.
is a plant species in the family Apiaceae. It is related to cumin and commonly called black cumin, blackseed, or black caraway, and has a smoky, earthy taste. It is often confused with Nigella sativa.