BLACK SEED (Nigellin™)
Nigella Sativa, popularly know as ‘black’ seed or ‘black cumin’, one of the most revered medicinal seeds in history of mankind, is indeed a gift from Mother Nature – owing to its well – established, sanctified and miraculous users for over 3000 years. Various medicinal and heling properties of black seed are explicitly mentioned in the Quran as ‘Blessed Food’. Black Seed has also been mentioned in the Bible as the ‘Curative’ used by Asian herbalist and Romans for culinary purposes for centuries.
The ancient wisdom for using this ‘seeds of blessing’ in various medicinal practices across the world for treating and preventing a broad array of health conditions and maintaining general wellness in humans has earned it fame of ‘Panacea’ meaning ‘cure all’ in old Latin.
Sabinsa’s Nigellin™ BCS is obtained from the seeds of Nigella sativa (Black Cumin) and standardized to contain Thymoquinone, Thymohydroquinone and Hederagenin with added Rosmarinic acid.
One of the reasons for the considering black seeds as the main source of nutrition and health care might be due to the complex chemical structure of the seeds. These little seeds contain more that 100 different chemical constituents, including carbohydrates, proteins volatile and fixed oils and are also an abundant source of all essential fatty acids. Thymoquinone is proved to be the main active constituent of the volatile oil of the black seed and is known to have several medicinal properties.
A TIME HONORED REMEDY
Though black seed has been recognized as one of the most popular hers in many parts of the world for centuries, extensive research during the last 40 years has further validated its potential health benefits viz. maintain healthy inflammatory response, asthma control support, improved glycemic control in diabetic patients protective role in diabetic nephropathy, healthy blood pressure, lipid profile management and helps boost male fertility.