It goes by many names, including black caraway, Roman coriander and black cumin, to name a few. But no matter what these seeds are called, they are loaded with health benefits that we are only beginning to understand.
Type 2 diabetes
Researchers have found that just two grams of black seed daily could result in reduced fasting blood sugar levels, along with decreased insulin resistance, and increased beta-cell function in the pancreas.
Various studies conducted by researchers have found black seed to be effective at reducing the frequency of seizures in children who resisted conventional treatment. Black seed, indeed, has anti-convulsive properties.
In cell studies, black seed has been found to have anti-cancer properties, inhibiting the growth of colon cancer cells specifically
The deadly and antibiotic-resistant bacterial infection known commonly as MRSA responds favorably to treatment with black seed.
Protection against heart attack damage
An extract from black seed has been shown to possess heart-protective qualities, dampening damages associated with heart attacks and boosting overall heart health.