Thymoquinone is a major constituent of Black Seed Oil.
Thymoquinone has been extracted and used extensively for its antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and hepatoprotective qualities.
The biological effects of this compound on the human body are largely positive.
They have showed promise in treatment of diseases like asthma, hypertension, diabetes, inflammation, cough, bronchitis, headache, eczema, fever, dizziness and influenza.
Of all the superbugs that this powerful seed can kill, methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is one of the most important. MRSA plagues hospitals and nursing homes across the globe because ordinary staph infections are becoming resistant to generic antibiotics.
The elderly population is especially at risk because it is generally associated with invasive procedures, such as surgeries, intravenous tubing and artificial joints.
Black Seed may be even more effective at fighting asthma, coughs, and allergy attacks than conventional treatments used today. That’s because of Thymoquinone, an active compound in the seed that works better than the asthma drug fluticasone.
Nigella Sativa is used very effectively in modern day inhalers in Marrakech.
Black Seed has been found to help reduce fever, by inducing perspiration which helps the body cool and stimulate the release of toxins.