Preclinical and clinical effects of Nigella sativa and its constituent, thymoquinone: A review.

@article{Gholamnezhad2016PreclinicalAC,
  title={Preclinical and clinical effects of Nigella sativa and its constituent, thymoquinone: A review.},
  author={Zahra Gholamnezhad and Shahrzad Havakhah and Mohammad Hossein Boskabady},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2016},
  volume={190},
  pages={
          372-86
        }
}
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Nigella sativa (N. sativa) L. (Ranunculaceae), well known as black cumin, has been used as a herbal medicine that has a rich historical background. It has been traditionally and clinically used in the treatment of several diseases. Many reviews have investigated this valuable plant, but none of them focused on its clinical effects. Therefore, the aim of the present review is to provide a comprehensive report of clinical studies on N. sativa and some of its… CONTINUE READING
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