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Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center: “Nigella Sativa.”
Stephanie Ferrari, registered dietitian nutritionist, Stoneham, MA.
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America: “Asthma.”
Journal of Endocrinology & Metabolism: “Antidiabetic Properties of a Spice Plant Nigella sativa.”
Mayo Clinic: “Rheumatoid arthritis.”
American Botanical Council: “Re: Nigella Seeds Improve Lipid Profile and Body Mass Index in Sedentary, Overweight Women,” “Nigella.”
National Institutes of Health: “Evaluation of topical black seed oil in the treatment of allergic rhinitis,” “A Review on the Cosmeceutical and External Applications of Nigella sativa,” “Effects of black seed oil on resolution of hepato-renal toxicity induced by bybromobenzene in rats,” “Antiatherogenic Potential of Nigella sativa Seeds and Oil in
Diet-Induced Hypercholesterolemia in Rabbits.”
Journal of Herbal Medicine: “Effects of black seeds (Nigella sativa) on male infertility: A systematic review.”
Photochemistry and Photobiology: “In vivo radioprotective effects of Nigella sativa L oil and reduced glutathione against irradiation-induced oxidative injury and number of peripheral blood lymphocytes in rats.”
American Family Physician: “The Effect of Cytochrome P450 Metabolism on Drug Response, Interactions, and Adverse Effects.”
Phytotherapy Research: “Nigella sativa Supplementation Improves Asthma Control and Biomarkers: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial.”
Pharmacological Research: “Nigella sativa (black seed) effects on plasma lipid concentrations in humans: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized placebo-controlled trials.”
International Journal of Molecular Sciences: “Thymoquinone Modulates Blood Coagulation in Vitro via Its Effects on Inflammatory and Coagulation Pathways.”
Phytomedicine: “Effects of Nigella sativa L. seed oil on abnormal semen quality in infertile men: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial.”
International Journal of Pharmacology: “Effect of Fixed Oil of Nigella Sativa on Male Fertility in Normal and Hyperlipidemic Rats.”
Reviewed by Melinda Ratini, DO, MS on December 11, 2018
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