Study of protective effect of date and nigella sativa on aflatoxin b(1) toxicity.

BACKGROUND Many medicinal plants and their purified constituents have been shown beneficial therapeutic potentials. Seeds of Nigella sativa, a dicotyledon of the Ranunculaceae family, have been utilized for thousands of years as a spice and food preservative. METHODS the toxic effect of aflatoxin-B(1) (AFB(1)) and the possible cytoprotective effect of… CONTINUE READING