Black cumin, also known as black caraway, Roman coriander or black seed, is an annual flowering plant. It is the only plant mentioned in both the Quran and Bible and people believe that this is a Holy plant created by God that is able to heal any health condition.
The most famous plant in the history of medicine that even ancient Egyptians used to treat for treating colds, headaches, toothaches, infections and improving digestion. The proofs of this are the black cumin seeds which were found in Tutankhamen’s tomb. Even the prophet Muhammad wrote about this seed saying “Black cumin can cure every disease except death”.
More than 200 researches done by different universities included black cumin. They have proven its positive effects on numerous diseases especially rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, asthma, allergies and allergic rhinitis, but it can also lower triglyceride, blood pressure and cholesterol levels; relieve eczemas, acne, bronchitis, pneumonia, sinus congestions, gastritis, ulcers, helicobacter infections, liver diseases, chronic fatigue, lowered circulations and carcinomas; and it also reduces the negative effects of chemotherapy.
Clinical researches have shown the ability of black cumin to relieve allergy symptoms, allergic asthma and allergic rhinitis. The oil from these seeds improves breathing by dilating respiratory canals, and the antibiotic properties prevent secondary bacterial infections which usually occur along with seasonal allergies. These seeds improve your body’s ability to react to allergies and its tolerance towards them.
Excellent for the heart
Black cumin strengthens the inner walls of blood vessels thus increasing their elasticity which results in a better blood pressure. This plant has positive effects on the overall cardiovascular system too.
Some researchers have discovered that you can lower triglyceride and LDL cholesterol levels with the help of these seeds. They also stimulate the pancreas to secrete insulin which is especially beneficial for patients diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.
Black cumin also provides help in carcinoma treatments since it affects malignant cells directly and also makes the immune system stronger.