Nigella sativa is a truly magical plant with complex properties we are just beginning to understand. But the evidence increasingly shows that it is exceptionally beneficial to the skin.
Could the long sought-after cure for type 1 diabetes be as close as your kitchen cupboard? An accumulating body of scientific research appears to point in exactly that direction.
Known mostly as a food condiment, this little black seed carries a medicinal punch so powerful it is being studied to treat some of the world's most deadly diseases.
Known since ancient times as a 'remedy for everything but death,' an increasingly vast body of scientific research reveals that it is indeed one of nature's most potent and versatile healing agents.
H. pylori infection is often treated with three drugs simultaneously, but not everyone responds favorably. Thankfully there are clinically confirmed natural, food-based alternatives.
The hay fever season is upon us and as pollen counts and tissue sales soar we review the evidence of the use black seed oil for hay fever treatment.
Two new studies indicate that black seed (nigella sativa) may provide a unique set of benefits to aging women by protecting both against metabolic syndrome and accelerated bone loss.
A number of natural herbs and nutrients have been shown to increase sperm count, sperm motility and sperm morphology. Now we can add a traditional remedy, Black seed oil - from Nigella sativa L. - to the list.
This highly prized culinary spice has powerfully protective health properties as well...
There are a number of trials which have shown black seed oil (Nigella sativa) has a beneficial effect on blood lipids, reducing cholesterol and low density lipoprotein and increasing beneficial high density low density lipoprotein.
Today many cancer sufferers search for alternatives to conventional chemotherapy, such as thymoquinone, an active component of Nigella sativa or black seed oil.
Okay, so you have a cold - or those around you have a cold. What to do? Get some drugs? Think again. Most are no better for placebo for treating the common cold. The most successful proven cold remedies are natural.
This humble, but immensely powerful seed, kills MRSA, heals the chemical weapon poisoned body, stimulates regeneration of the dying beta cells within the diabetic's pancreas, and yet too few even know it exists.
You don't need drugs to control blood sugar. Food, herbs, and spices are your first defense.
There are words you don't use in medicine today, such as "cure." But a remarkable case study in an HIV positive patient treated with black seed extract resulted in a sustained remission, indicating a safe, accessible and affordable alternative to highly toxic antiretroviral HIV drugs may already exist.
A new study in the elderly finds that black seed safely improves memory, cognition and attention.