Habbatussauda or black cumin (Nigella sativa) is a plant whose seeds had been often consumed because it is believed beneficial to health. For the seed is especially special because there is a hadith that call it can cure various diseases. Seen from the medical side, in fact, some studies do indeed prove the benefits of the black seed for health. The black seed contained vitamins, amino acids, saponins, volatile oil, protein, acid lionel at, calcium, sodium, potassium and many more other substances.
Given the current fasting month, there is no harm in trying the consumption of seed to keep the fitness of the body. Seed yourself in the middle of the community is commonly consumed as a spice in food or supplement.
1. Aids digestion
the Content of essential oil in the seed can fix the disorders of the digestive system. Then don’t be surprised if extract black seed is often used when abdominal pain to reduce gas in the stomach and relieve bloating.
2. Lower cholesterol
Analysis of 17 studies published in the journal Pharmacological Research 2016 mentioned that black seed can help lower the bad cholesterol in the blood. Interestingly researchers found that black seed oil has a more strong effect on lowering cholesterol compared to the seed powder.
3. Has anti-cancer properties
Although it took further study, some researchers found that black seed could have anti-cancer properties. Tests on laboratory rats reported in the African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines 2011 said if the components of the black seed effective to cancer of the pancreas, lungs, cervix, prostate, skin, and intestines.
4. Opposed to bacteria
Black Seed also has been studied to confront methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), a type of bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics. A report in the Journal of Ayub Medical College Abbottabad 2008 mentioned that components of the seed can inhibit the growth of MRSA.
5. Take control of your blood sugar
the Benefits of black seed to control blood sugar so good news for diabetes patients. Analysis of seven studies in the journal Complementary Therapies in Medicine 2017 to see if the consumption of supplements of black seed improves the condition of the fasting blood sugar and average blood sugar.
6. Good for the brain
the Content of linolenic acid in the seed is able to stimulate the cells in the brain nerve so that it can improve recall memory and help to concentrate.
7. Prevent acne
Herb black seed oil and lime juice can be used to prevent acne arise. This is because the black seed referred to by some of the research has powerful properties to relieve inflammation or inflammatory diseases. Use the herb black seed oil to cope with acne is to smear it on the skin two times a day.
8. Relieve rheumatism
a Study on 42 people showed that consumption of black seed oil 1,000 milligrams a day for eight weeks can be useful to relieve rheumatism. It is related to the ability component of black seed against inflammation.
9. Prevent gastric ulcer
gastric Ulcer is a wound that occurs on the stomach wall due to the eroded by the acid. Well according to a study in the Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan 2011, the consumption of seed can be useful to protect the walls of the stomach prevent the occurrence of injuries. the Test on 83 percent of lab mice even showed seed helps the process of wound healing.
10. The antidote to the poison
the Content of saponins on the seed referred to is useful to ward off toxins on the body and the blood. Researchers in the International Journal of Health Sciences 2008 saw seed in whole help liver function in the management of toxic substances in the body.