ajenuz nigella sativa

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ajenuz nigella sativa
Castilian: ajenuz, neguilla.

French: niguelle, naux Cumin, four epic, epic toute.

English: niguella, common fennel flower, roman coriander, nutmeg flower.

Nigella sativa, commonly known as "Love in the Mist" A Beautiful Herb Middle East With Many Uses.

Biochemical components: alanine, arginine, ascorbic acid, asparagine, campesterol, carvone, cymene, CYSTINE, the dehydroascorbic acid, eicosadienoic acid, glucose, GLUTAMIC - acid, Glycine, iron, isoleucine, leucine, D - limonene, LINOLEIC - acid, Linolenic acid, lysine, METHIONINE, MYRISTIC acid, nigellin, nigellone, oleic acid, palmitic acid, phenylalanine, phytosterol, potassium, beta - sitosterol, STEARIC acid, stigmasterol, tannin.

The name of "Love in the fog" poetically describes this exquisite plant. In the garden, one easily imagines the spirits ethers with more than hover between their evanescent white flowers. Even the pods, which are so often used in dried flower arrangements, suggests a sense of detachment from the world exotic charm. Is it possible that such a delicately beautiful lawn, with such powerful medicinal properties is so easily desraizada himself in our gardens year after year?

With an exalted position through the use of the Middle East and to a somewhat lesser extent in India and other eastern lands, information about Nigella that I was to Naturists, which makes the extraordinary description of the plant scientist Jim Duke presented In his book Medicinal Plants of the Bible. In it he describes as a grass Comino Miraculous Black Muslim who, according to an Arabic proverb that reads, "in the black seed is the medicine for each disease less death. ".

A Turkish medical reports that the seeds are grown and are widely traded per tonne within their country through the Middle East, Northern Africa and India. The seeds are used as a condiment in bread and cakes and sweets and more like pepper or combined with pepper such as paprika in sauces. The Ethiopians together with other spices add spice to local alcoholic beverages. Another use is to sprinkle the garments of wool as a moth repellent.

Medicinal uses: Tonic worming and provides energy, allergies, coughs, colds, bronchitis, fever, influenza, asthma and emphysema for upper respiratory which is very effective.

In the Middle East met a lot of seeds and grind them into a paste and combined with honey, melted this is a 'hahlava' (a sweet - Middle East generally made with sesame seeds and honey offered) The Duke of Jim confirms its popular use in this way for a wide range of other diseases and conditions including indisposition terrible as tripe, cancer, colic, grains, rashes, headache, jaundice, fever puerperal, Sclerosis, skin, snakebite, stomach pain, the swelling, the tumors of the abdomen and eyes, and warts. In Algeria, roasted seeds are combined with butter for cough and honey and taken for colic.

For upper respiratory conditions, at least some of its components have shown an action such as antihistamine, which explains the positive effects in respiratory diseases of upper airway including asthma, bronchitis and cough. The oil that is in the seeds increases the flow of breast milk which explains its use as a popular galactagogo. In large amounts, however, the seeds have been used also an abortifacient.

It is exceptional for a hot spicy herb have a positive effect on diseases of the liver as it is used in Lebanon. Of course, one of the most obvious uses is for diarrhea and dysentery, combined with astringents. Externally the seeds can be mixed with a little flour to make a poultice and applied directly to abscesses, on the forehead for headache, nasal ulcer, for papaeras, and for rheumatism. The seeds are also a rich source of sterols, particularly beta - sitosterol, which are known to have anticarcinogenic activity. This justifies its popular use to harden and / or tumors of the abdomen, eyes and liver.

In India, Nigella seeds are combined with several laxative to relieve pain and cramping, and also help to kill and expel parasites. Medicine Middle East Unani says its abortifacient properties and also uses it as a diuretic to relieve cystitis, for coughs, mucosisdades, the hydrophobia, jaundice, paralysis.

Contraindications: Do not take during pregnancy.

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