Nigella (plant)

Known as: Nigella, Nigellas 
A plant genus of the family RANUNCULACEAE.
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Antioxidant activities of three pure compounds: carnosic acid, rosmarinic acid and sesamol, as well as two plant extracts… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
A larger number of medicinal plants and their purified constituents have been shown beneficial therapeutic potentials. Seeds of… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
The anticonvulsant effects of thymoquinone, the major constituent of Nigella sativa seeds, were investigated using… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
We investigated the toxicity of the fixed oil of Nigella sativa L seeds in mice and rats through determination of LD50 values and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The aqueous extract of Nigella sativa (N. sativa) was investigated for anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antipyretic activities in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The essential oil of black cumin seeds, Nigella sativa L., was tested for a possible antioxidant activity. A rapid evaluation for… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Different crude extracts of Nigella sativa were tested for antimicrobial effectiveness against different bacterial isolates… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Nigella sativa (ranunculaceae) is used in Arab folk medicine as a diuretic and hypotensive plant. We report here the diuretic and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
The active principle of Nigella sativa seeds containing certain fatty acids was studied for antitumour activities against Ehrlich… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Filter paper discs impregnated with the diethyl ether extract of Nigella sativa seeds (25-400 micrograms extract/disc) caused… (More)
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