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A review on therapeutic potential of Nigella sativa: A miracle herb

2013 by the Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine.

A review on therapeutic potential of Nigella sativa: A miracle herb

2013 by the Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine.

Abstract

"Nigella sativa (N. sativa) (Family Ranunculaceae) is a widely used medicinal plant throughout the world. It is very popular in various traditional systems of medicine like Unani and Tibb, Ayurveda and Siddha....

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Bioactivities of black cumin essential oil and its main terpenes from Tunisia

Published by Elsevier B.V.

Bioactivities of black cumin essential oil and its main terpenes from Tunisia

Published by Elsevier B.V.

Abstract

"Ex vivo antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anticancer and antibacterial activities of the essential oil from Tunisian Nigella sativa seeds and its main terpenes (p-cymene, γ-terpinene, thymoquinone, β-pinene,...

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Cumin (Cuminum cyminum) and black cumin (Nigella sativa) seeds: traditional uses, chemical constituents, and nutraceutical effects

Food Quality and Safety, Volume 2, Issue 1, 6 March 2018, Pages 1–16,

Cumin (Cuminum cyminum) and black cumin (Nigella sativa) seeds: traditional uses, chemical constituents, and nutraceutical effects

Food Quality and Safety, Volume 2, Issue 1, 6 March 2018, Pages 1–16,

Abstract

"Although the seeds of cumin (Cuminum cyminum L.) are widely used as a spice for their distinctive aroma, they are also commonly used in traditional medicine to treat a variety of diseases. The literature presents...

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Effects of Natural Eggshell Membrane (NEM) on Cytokine Production in Cultures of Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells: Increased Suppression of Tumor Necrosis Factor-a Levels After In Vitro Digestion

Kathleen F. Benson,1 Kevin J. Ruff,2 and Gitte S. Jensen

Effects of Natural Eggshell Membrane (NEM) on Cytokine Production in Cultures of Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells: Increased Suppression of Tumor Necrosis Factor-a Levels After In Vitro Digestion

Kathleen F. Benson,1 Kevin J. Ruff,2 and Gitte S. Jensen

"ABSTRACT Tumor necrosis factor-a (TNF-a) plays an important role in inflammatory processes. This study examined the effects of natural eggshell membrane (NEM) (ESM Technologies, LLC, Carthage, MO, USA) on interleukin (IL)-2,...

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Eggshell membrane hydrolyzates activate NF-κB in vitro: possible implications for in vivo efficacy

Kevin J Ruff1 Paul L Durham2 A ustin O’Reilly2 F Daniel Long1

Eggshell membrane hydrolyzates activate NF-κB in vitro: possible implications for in vivo efficacy

Kevin J Ruff1 Paul L Durham2 A ustin O’Reilly2 F Daniel Long1

"Purpose: Eggshell membrane (ESM) has been shown to contain naturally occurring bioactive components, and biological activities such as reducing proinflammatory cytokines, liver fibrosis, and joint pain in osteoarthritis sufferers...

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Eggshell membrane in the treatment of pain and stiffness from osteoarthritis of the knee: a randomized, multicenter, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical study

Kevin J. Ruff & Anne Winkler & Robert W. Jackson & Dale P. DeVore & Barry W. Ritz

Eggshell membrane in the treatment of pain and stiffness from osteoarthritis of the knee: a randomized, multicenter, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical study

Kevin J. Ruff & Anne Winkler & Robert W. Jackson & Dale P. DeVore & Barry W. Ritz

"Abstract Natural Eggshell Membrane (NEM®) is a new novel dietary supplement that contains naturally occurring glycosaminoglycans and proteins essential for maintaining healthy articular cartilage and the surrounding synovium....

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