Monday, August 5, 2013

Super Food - Black Seed

Black seed or Niggela Sativa is considered one of the best drugs since ancient Egypt.  A common name is also Roman coriander or black sesame seeds, but the most important thing about it are health benefits they have.

Black seeds has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effects, as well as anti-fungal and antioxidant effect, which makes up for the attribute “super food”. Here is a list of various diseases where black seeds can be extremely helpful:

Type 2 diabetes: 2 grams of black seed a day - reduces resistance to insulin and it reduces glycoside hemoglobin in the human body. Also, it works on the function of the beta cells, making them stronger.If you would like to learn more on how to cure diabetes, you can try this pretty amazing book:"Diabetes-Reversing Breakthrough".

Helicobacter pylori – research has shown that the results in treating this bacterium are much better when a common therapy is combined with black seeds.

Epilepsy – traditionally, it is known that black seed acts strongly against cramps.

High blood pressure – a daily intake of 100-200 mg of black seed extract in a period of two months reduces the blood pressure.

AsthmaThymoquinone is one of the ingredients in blackseeds, and by latest research, this compound works better in asthma than most drugs do. In fact, the effects from thymoquinone are practically superior, and are used is treatment of other diseases too.


Colon cancerthe same compound thymoquinone has a strong effect on cancer cells, slowing down their growth. According to various studies, black seed oil can significantly prevent the growth of colon cancer cells.

Substance dependence - one study showed that black seeds are very effective when it comes to long-term treatment for opiate dependence.

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