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A Humble Seed That Can Cure All Diseases!

By Sravia Sivaram

Black seeds are indeed a gift from nature. It has the potential to cure everything! This makes it one of the most sought after seeds when it comes to getting rid of diseases.

This humble seed has the ability to cure many diseases and this article deals with the top health benefits of black seeds. Who could have imagined that this tiny seed is so power packed that it has such incredible benefits?

Black seed contains thymoquinone (TQ) which is enriched with antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anticancer properties. It also gets rid of free radicals and protects the liver from toxins.

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It also contains another ingredient called thymohydroquinone (THQ) which plays an important role in inhibiting enzyme activity. It also helps in preventing diseases like Alzheimer's disease, autism, dementia, Parkinson's disease, schizophrenia as well as other conditions.

It contains another compound called thymol which has several therapeutic properties. It is also considered as the best remedy for tuberculosis and virus.

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Continue reading to know about the health benefits of black seeds.


1. Cancer:

Yes, black seeds can be used for cancer cure. Due to the presence of TQ and THQ, the impact of reducing cancer cells with the help of black seeds was found to be more effective than chemotherapy.


2. Fasting Glucose:

Two grams of black seeds per day will help reduce the fasting glucose levels. It also decreases insulin resistance.


3. Asthma:

Black seeds are useful for asthma as well. The TQ in black seeds have powerful anti-asthmatic properties and is the best to prevent asthma. This is considered as one of the top health benefits of black seeds.


4. Toothaches:

Black seeds are the best when it comes to toothaches. Rubbing a small amount of black seed oil on the painful teeth for fifteen seconds will relieve the pain immediately.


5. High Blood Pressure:

As per research studies, it was found that taking a daily dose of 100-200 mg of black seed extract for two months can lower high blood pressure remarkably.


6. Nausea:

Mixing half a spoon of fresh ginger juice with half a spoon of black seed oil can relieve upset stomach and nausea.


7. Diarrhoea:

Mixing a spoon of black seed oil with organic yogurt will help relieve diarrhoea in a jiffy.


8. Liver Health:

Black seed oil will help to improve poor liver function. It also helps with proper liver functioning and prevents liver damage and diseases of the liver. This is one of the top health benefits of black seeds.


9. Hair Strength:

Black seed is rich in antioxidants and antimicrobial properties which helps strengthen the hair follicles. This promotes hair growth and prevents hair loss.

Story first published: Friday, February 3, 2017, 17:30 [IST]
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