Q: What are the benefits of organic black cumin seed oil? – J. Washington
A: Black cumin oil, or black seed oil, comes from the natural substance nigella sativa. It is widely known and used for its many healing properties.
Taking just two tablespoons of it a day with honey have been shown to produce favorable results.
Some of the many conditions reportedly treated with consistent ingestion of black cumin oil include, but are not limited to:
Croatian scientists evaluated the antitumor activity of thymoquinone and thymohydroquinone in mice and discovered that the two phytochemicals in black seed oil can resulted in 52% decrease in tumor cells.
Being rich in both chemicals, black seed is unique in that it can help prevent and treat cancer through a variety of mechanisms:
– Apoptosis induction
– Cell cycle arrest
– Reactive oxygen species generation
According to one study, “The anti-tumor effects of thymoquinone have also been investigated in tumor xenograft mice models for colon, prostate, pancreatic and lung cancer.
The combination of