Distribution of Primary and Specialized Metabolites in Nigella sativa Seeds, a Spice with Vast Traditional and Historical Uses

@inproceedings{Botnick2012DistributionOP,
  title={Distribution of Primary and Specialized Metabolites in Nigella sativa Seeds, a Spice with Vast Traditional and Historical Uses},
  author={Ilan Botnick and Wentao Xue and Einat Bar and Mwafaq Ibdah and Amnon Schwartz and Daniel M. Joel and Leigh Chipman and Aaron Fait and Efraim Lewinsohn},
  booktitle={Molecules},
  year={2012}
}
Black cumin (Nigella sativa L., Ranunculaceae) is an annual herb commonly used in the Middle East, India and nowadays gaining worldwide acceptance. Historical and traditional uses are extensively documented in ancient texts and historical documents. Black cumin seeds and oil are commonly used as a traditional tonic and remedy for many ailments as well as in confectionery and bakery. Little is known however about the mechanisms that allow the accumulation and localization of its active… CONTINUE READING

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