Ohh..Research Team

What are the Amazing Biological Activities of Thymoquinone found in Black Seed Oil?

Published 13 Nov, 2021

Thymoqui-what? 

Thymoquinone is a bioactive compound extracted from the Nigella Sativa plant, commonly called black seed oil, black seed herb, or black cumin. It has been used for generations in traditional medicine to ease symptoms and combat an impressive list of diseases. 

In the modern-day, it is making a big appearance among natural medicine and herbal remedies. Plus, it has become a subject of interest for pharmaceutical applications and research is being done in preparation for clinical trials.

Health Benefits of Nigella Sativa

In traditional medicine, the Nigella Sativa plant has been used in various forms to treat a long list of diseases. These include:

  • Asthma 
  • Hypertension
  • Cough
  • Bronchitis
  • Diabetes
  • Headache
  • Fever
  • Eczema
  • Influenza
  • Dizziness
  • Intestinal worms
  • Nasal congestion

In Muslim countries today, the plant is often used as a dietary supplement by cancer patients in conjunction with chemotherapy.

Biological Activities

What makes Nigella Sativa and the thymoquinone extracted from it so potent? It displays an impressive list of biological activities that support the immune system and overall health of the body. These include:

  • Antioxidant to fight oxidative stress in the body
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Antibacterial
  • Antitumor
  • Antimutagenic to protect against DNA damage
  • Hepatoprotective to keep cells healthy and strong

In short, thymoquinone is a powerhouse for strengthening the immune system and fighting against disease.

Why Add Thymoquinone to Our Gummies?

For all these reasons and more, we have chosen to include thymoquinone in our black seed oil gummies. These little treats are a delicious and easy way to support your health and help you live your best life. 

While we won’t boast that our gummies can cure cancer, we will say that it doesn’t hurt to get an extra dose of black seed oil every day. Check out our delicious gummies here!