July 2015, I started taking 1 tsp of the Nigella sativa oil in morning. Now, I just add 1 tsp Black Cumin Seeds to my smoothie every morning.
Black Cumin Seed plant, or Nigella sativa, a member of the buttercup family (the Ranunculaceae family),
Here we have a plant extract that was and is used to treat ailments ranging from asthma to diarrhea, from skin diseases to nervous disorders, high blood pressure, diabetes, worms and parasites. Nigella sativa has antifungal, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial activities, and also allegedly strengthens the immune system, cleanses the body, purifies the blood, improves blood circulation.
In conclusion, it is evident that thymoquinone, the predominant constituent of N. sativa volatile oil has a wide spectrum of favorable effects. In our review we concentrated on four properties of TQ: hepatoprotective, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and anti-cancer effects, which are supported by evidence-based research elaborating the molecular mechanisms
TQ up-regulates CD95 expression on the surface of MM cells and increases their susceptibility to Fas-mediated apoptosis. …Recently, Li et al. also reported that TQ inhibits the proliferation and induces the apoptosis of MM cells through the suppression of stat3 activation pathway .
Thymoquinone decreases F-actin polymerization and the proliferation of human multiple myeloma cells by suppressing STAT3 phosphorylation and Bcl2/Bcl-XL expression
TQ inhibits IL-6-induced proliferation in MM cells