Nigella sativa also known as black cummin is an annual flowering plant from the Renunculacia genus which is famous for its black seed fruit. The Nigella sativa is also called a divine plant as it is the only plant that is written in both the Quran and the Bible. People believe that it is a holy plant which God created for the healing of any condition that a human being can have.
The Black Cummin: The black cummin is one of the most famous plants in the history of medicine. Even the Ancient Egyptians used it for improving digestion and treating colds, headaches, toothaches and infections. The seeds are also mentioned in the Bible and the Hadith.Prophet Muhammad (saw) says “Black Cummin can cure every disease except death”
A Universal Cure : The Black Cummin or Nigella sativa was used since Ancient Egypt and today it is known as one of the most effective healing plant that are used for the prevention and treatment of a number of health problems. Many medical professionals call it a universal cure, one that cures almost all diseases. There are over 200 researches involving the Black cumin done by various universities which prove that the Black cummin seeds positively affect large number of diseases especially autoimmune diseases like rhematoid arthrites, psoriases, asthama, allergies and alergic rhinites but it can also lower triglycerides, blood pressure and cholestrol levels ,relieve eczemas,acne, bronchites, pneumonia, sinus congestions, gastrites, ulcers, helicobactor infections,liver diseases and carcinomas as well help soothe the effects of chemotherapy.Furthermore it was clinically proven that the Black cummin relieves the symtoms of allergies and allergic asthama. It’s oil can dilate the respiratory canals and make breathing easier, while its antibiotic properties can prevent the development of secondary bacterial infections which often accompany seasonal allergies.
Researchs have shown that the use of Black cummin oil can lead to the overall lowering of trigeliceride and LDL (bad cholestrol) levels. It is also very effective in lowering blood sugar levels by stimulating the pancreas to secret insulin.
Great for Heart: The Black cummin has a positive effect on the cardiovescular system as well.It can strengthen the inner walls of the blood vessels and increase their elasticity resulting in better blood pressure. Researchs have shown that the use of Black cummin oil can lead to the overall lowering of trigeliceride and LDL (bad cholestrol) levels. It is also very effective in lowering blood sugar levels by stimulating the pancreas to secret insulin. It is especially effective in patients with type2 diabeties. Also recent researches have shown that the Black cummin has an anticancer effect that is it can be used as an aid in the treating of carcinomas because it directly affects the malign cells and strengthens the organisms’immunity.
(Author teaches at Govt Boys Secondary school Anderwan Ganderbal. Views are her own)[email protected]