Black Seed contains over 100 active chemical compounds that may increase your health. The three ingredients most studied for their effects are:
Crystalline nigellone – well researched for increasing immune function, especially respiratory health;
Thymoquinone – researched for cancer treatment, a compound not yet detected in any other plant;
Beta sitosterol – highly researched for gallstones, urinary/prostate health, cancer, and cholesterol reduction.
Black Seed’s other nutrients:
- Black Seed contains good fats: oleic acid (olive oil’s health-giving component); poly and monounsaturated unsaturated fatty acids including omega 3 (linolenic acid), omega 6 (linoleic acid), and omega 7 (palmitoleic acid, and arachidonic acid).
- It contains protein: 8 of the 9 essential amino acids that are combined to make “whole” protein.
- Black Seed also has vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B3, folic acid, calcium, iron, copper, zinc and phosphorous.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.