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Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences
  Year: 2004 | Volume: 7 | Issue: 4 | Page No.: 441-451
DOI: 10.3923/pjbs.2004.441.451
 
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A Review of Medicinal Uses and Pharmacological Activities of Nigella sativa

Anwar-ul Hassan Gilani , Qaiser Jabeen and Muhammad Asad Ullah Khan

Abstract:
Nigella sativa seeds (Kalonji) have been widely used in traditional medicine as diuretic, antihypertensive liver tonic, digestive, antidiarrheal, appetite stimulant, emmenagogue, analgesic, anthelmintic, antibacterial and useful in skin disorders. Consequently, Kalonji has been extensively studied for its biological activities and has been shown to be antidiabetic, anticancer and immunomodulator, analgesic, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, spasmolytic, bronchodilator, hepatoprotective, antihypertensive, renal protective and antioxidant properties
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How to cite this article:

Anwar-ul Hassan Gilani , Qaiser Jabeen and Muhammad Asad Ullah Khan , 2004. A Review of Medicinal Uses and Pharmacological Activities of Nigella sativa . Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences, 7: 441-451.

DOI: 10.3923/pjbs.2004.441.451

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=pjbs.2004.441.451

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