aka: Black Cumin, Love in the Mist, Kalonji
Black Seed's chemical composition is very rich and diverse. Aside from its active ingredient, crystalline nigellone, Black Seed contains 15 amino acids, proteins, carbohydrates, both fixed oils (84% fatty acids, including linolenic, and oleic), and volatile oils, alkaloids, saponin, and crude fiber, as well as minerals such as calcium, iron, sodium and potassium. There are still many components in Black Seed that haven't been identified. But research is going on around the world. Recently scientists around the world have confirmed the ant-bacterial and anti-mycotic effects of black sewed oil. Health practitioners in various countries around the world are using the oil against Inflamation of all sorts as well as fungi infections. Even a remarkable reduction of blood sugar levels has been found by scientists.-Black Seed extracts have been found help tostimulate bone marrow and immune cells, so writes the scientists of the Cancer Immuno-Biology Laboratory and adding that it raises the interferon production, protects normal cells against cell destroying effects of viruses, destroys tumor cells and raises the number of anti-bodies producing B cells.