The effect of fixed oil and water extracts of Nigella sativa on sickle cells : an in vitro study

  • Published 2010


Introduction : Various drugs have been investigated in the treatment of sickle cell disease (SCD), such as hydroxyurea, piracetam and calcium antagonists. Most of these drugs are potentially toxic and are not suitable for longterm therapy. Recently, Nigella sativa (NS) has been reported to have calcium antagonist and antioxidant activities, both of which… (More)

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