What is it about?
This review outlines the pharmacological properties of Nigella Sativa (N.Sativa), an annual flowering plant that has been used as a traditional remedy for many centuries. The seed possesses a large variety of compounds with thymoquinone (TQ) considered its major but not sole bioactive constituent. TQ has potentially wide applications for a large variety of human diseases.
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Why is it important?
The paper focuses on recent studies of the anti-inflammatory and antiviral properties that make N. Sativa and TQ promising therapeutic agents targeting contemporary inflammatory and infectious diseases including Covid 19.
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This page is a summary of: The role of thymoquinone, a major constituent of
, in the treatment of inflammatory and infectious diseases, Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology, August 2021, Wiley, DOI: 10.1111/1440-1681.13553.
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