Black Seed

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What other names is Black Seed known by?

Ajenuz, Aranuel, Baraka, Black Cumin, Black Caraway, Charnuska, Cheveux de Vénus, Cominho Negro, Comino Negro, Cumin Noir, Fennel Flower, Fitch, Graine de Nigelle, Graine Noire, Kalajaji, Kalajira, Kalonji, La Grainer Noire, Love in a Mist, Mugrela, Nielle, Nigella sativa, Nigelle de Crête, Nigelle Cultivée, Nutmeg Flower, Poivrette, Roman-Coriander, Schwarzkummel, Small Fennel, Toute Épice, Upakuncika.

What is Black Seed?

Black seed is a plant. People use the seed to make medicine.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Digestive problems including intestinal gas and diarrhea, asthma, allergies, cough, bronchitis, flu, congestion, high blood pressure, boosting the immune system, cancer prevention, birth control, menstrual disorders, increasing breast-milk flow, achy joints (rheumatism), headache, skin conditions, and many other uses.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).


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