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Official name : Nigella sativa L.
Family : Ranunculaceae

26 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference A1 Nord
Author(s) : Allali H., H. Benmehdi, M.A. Dib, B. Tabti, S. Ghalem & N. Benabadji
Title : Phytotherapy of Diabetes in West Algeria Asian Journal of Chemistry, Vol. 20, No. 4, 2701-2710 (2008)
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, 1 spoon of seeds powder of Nigella sativa. Once a day. Oral
Region : North Africa
Country : West Algeria
Vernacular name : nigelle
Reference B5 Nord
Author(s) : Boulos, L.
Title : Medicinal plants of North Africa. Reference Publications, Inc., 218 St. Clair River Drive, Box 344, Algonac, Michigan 48001, 286p. , (1983)
Symptoms : H(002), H(007), H(018), H(037), H(048), H(050), H(068), H(075), H(082), H(092), H(093), H(094), H(103), H(108), H(112), H(116), H(166), H(173)
Recipes : H(075) aperitive, seeds mixed with honey, VO. In the morning
H(092), seeds poisonous in high doses
H(002), H(007), H(018), H(048), H(050), H(068), H(093), H(094), H(103), H(108), H(112), H(116), H(166), H(173), seeds, RNS.
H(037), H(082), seeds oil, RNS
Region : North Africa
Country : Algeria, Libya, Morocoo, Tunisia
Vernacular name : kammumù aswad, sanoudj, habba souda… (Arabe), zerara, tikammin (Berber), black cumin (English), nigelle, cumin noir (Français)
Reference B6 Nord
Author(s) : Bellakhdar, J.
Title : La pharmacopée marocaine traditionnelle: Médecine arabe ancienne et savoirs populaires. Ibis Press, 764 p. (1997)
Symptoms : H(002), H(013), H(018), H(037), H(051), H(068), H(082), H(091), H(093), H(108), H(116), H(130), H(161)
Recipes : H(018) sick headache, cephalalgy,H(037) bronchitis, H(082) asthma, H(108) cold, influenza, sinusitis, crushed seeds, powder, inhalation
H(013) dartre, H(130), H(161) warts, corn, pommade
H(094), fumigation or in suooository (lubbûs)
H(103) powder on teeth
H(002), H(051), H(068), H(091), H(093), H(116), powder in small dosis
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco
Vernacular name : sânûj
Reference B7 Nord
Author(s) : Bellakhdar, J., R. Claisse, J. Fleurentin & C. Younos
Title : Repertory of standard herbal drugs in the Moroccan pharmacopoea Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 35, pp. 123 - 143 (1991)
Symptoms : H(037), H(082), H(092), H(093), H(108), H(112)
Recipes : H(037) cough,H(037) broncho-pulmonary infection, H(082) asthma, H(092) toxic, H(093) antidote poison, H(108) influenza, H(108) sinusitis, H(112) abortifacient, seeds of Nigella sativa, RNS.
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco
Vernacular name : sânûj
Reference E4 Nord
Author(s) : El Hassani M., Douiri E. M., Bammi J., Zidane L., Badoc A., Douira A.
Title : Plantes médicinales de la Moyenne Moulouya (Nord-Est du Maroc) Ethnopharmacologia, n°50, juillet , 39-53 (2013)
Symptoms : H(178)
Recipes : H(178) weak heart, seeds of Capparis spinosa with those of Nigella sativa and honey, VO.
Region : North Africa
Country : Morocco (Northeastern) (Intermediate Moulouya)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference H2 Nord
Author(s) : Souâda Hseini & Azzeddine Kahouadji
Title : Étude ethnobotanique de la flore médicinale dans la région de Rabat (Maroc occidental) Lazaroa 28: 79-93. 2007 + Analyses floristique et ethnobotanique des plantes vasculaires médicinales utilisées dans la région de Rabat (Maroc occidental) Lazaroa 28: 93-100. 2007
Symptoms : H(082), H(187)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(082, 54) respiratory diseases, asthma, seeds + honey
H(091, f) seeds are tonic- - H(113, f) rheumatism, oil from seeds, friction
H(187, 4) care of the skeleton, ONS, RNS.
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 55
Author(s) : Avigdor, E., H Wohlmuth, Z. Asfaw, T. Awas
Title : The current status of knowledge of herbal medicine and medicinal plants in Fiche, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 10:38 (2014)
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) culinary, ONS.of Nigella sativa RNS (recipe collected from vendors of medicinal plants in local market of Fiche)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (City of Fiche, Oromia region)
Vernacular name : tikurazmud (Amharic)
Reference HB 44
Author(s) : Bekalo, T. H., S. D. Woodmatas, Z. A. Woldemariam
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by local people in the lowlands of Konta Special Woreda, southern nations, nationalities and peoples regional state, Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 5: 26 (2009) doi: 10.1186/1746-4269-5-26 + Additional file
Symptoms : H(008), H(037), H(068)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) intestinal parasite, concoct dry pounded seed of Nigella sativa with pounded dry Brassica juncea seed and Echinops kebericho root then the powder mixed with butter, VO.
H(037) pneumonia, pounded dried seed of Brassica juncea of Lepidium sativum and Nigella sativa with fresh bulb of Allium sativum then the concoction mixed with butter, pounded with dried, pounded with dried , VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : karetha sawo (Konta)
Reference HB 57
Author(s) : Bouzabata Amel
Title : Traditional treatment of high blood pressure and diabetes in Souk Ahras District Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy Vol. 5(1), pp. 12-20, January 2013
Symptoms : H(152), H(171)
Recipes : H(152) hypotensive, H(171) hypoglycemic, seeds of Nigella sativa RNS.
Region : North Africa
Country : Algérie (Souk Ahras District)
Vernacular name : sanouj
Reference HD 38
Author(s) : Daruty, C. (Dr)
Title : Plantes Médicinales de l'Ile Maurice et des Pays Intertropicaux (p. 215) General Steam Printing Company, 6, rue du Gouvernement - Maurice (1886)
Symptoms : H(002), H(008), H(026), H(051), H(075), H(104), H(112), H(116), H(135)
Recipes : Nigella sativa used for the treatment of : H(002) galactogenic, H(008) diarrhea, H(026) dysmenorrhea, H(051) fevers, H(075) anorexie, H(104) stomachic, H(112) abortive, H(116) emmenagogue, H(135) indigestion
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : nigelle ou cumin noir (Creole) , karinj siragum (Tamoul)
Reference HG 07
Author(s) : Getahun, A.
Title : Some common medicinal and poisonous plants used in ethiopian folk medicine. Faculty of Science, Addis Abeba University, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, 63p., (1976)
Symptoms : H(018), H(095)
Recipes : H(095) Tikur-azmud, a spice, is used for several reasons, one of which is its flavoring quality. It was used quite frequently in olden days to flavor bread. Now however, it is used more in beverages where it is mixed with black papper, korerima (Aframon leororima), and ginger (Curcuma lonqa) Such strong local drinks as areke and katikala contain this preparation. The reason advanced for the use of tikur-azmud is that it allegedly possesses the ability to dispel headaches H(018) and various diseases.
H(018) to dispel headache, the seeds, mixed with melted butter, are wrapped in a clean piece of cloth, and sniffed.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : tikur-azmud (Amarinya)
Reference HL 11
Author(s) : Lemordant, D.
Title : Contribution à l'ethnobotanique éthiopienne. Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 18, 1 - 35, 142 - 179, (1971)
Symptoms : H(007), H(007x), H(112)
Recipes : H(007) diuretic, H(007x) carminative, H(116) to bring on the oestral cycle, ONS., RNS
H(112) frequent use as abortifacient
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : abäsuda
Reference HL 24
Author(s) : Lulekal, E., Z. Asfaw, E. Kelbessa, P. Van Damme
Title : Ethnomedicinal study of plants used for human ailments in Ankober District, North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 9:63 ( 2013) + Additional fil
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, fresh or dried seeds of Nigella sativa, drink the concoction
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HM 54
Author(s) : Mesfin Tadesse, Debela Hunde , Yehenew Getachew
Title : Survey of medicinal plants userd to treat human doseases in Seka Chekorsa, Jimma zone, Ethiopia. Ethiopian Journal of Health Sciences, Volume 15 (2), 89 - 107 July 2005
Symptoms : H(018), H(037), H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(018) headache, pulverized leaves of Ocimum lamiifolium of Nigella sativa are smelling (snuff) till cure
H(037) pneumonia (sale), root and seeds of Echinops macrochaetus and seeds of Nigella sativa are pounded, VO. 1 tea cup of the juice, once a day in the morning for three days
H(068) intestinal parasite (yehod- wustetilatel), powder of fruits of Nigella sativa mixed with honey, VO.,1 tea spoon,.1 x / day during 3 days
H(104) abdominal colic, washing the seeds of Nigella sativa and Trigonella foenum-graecum and chewing, once
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Seka Chekorsa, Jimma zone)
Vernacular name : tikure azmude (Amharic)
Reference HM 72
Author(s) : Mahomoodally, M. F.
Title : A quantitative ethnobotanical study of common herbal remedies used against 13 human ailments catergories in Mauritus African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines,11(6):1-32 (2014)
Symptoms : H(200x)
Recipes : H(200x) weakened immune system, crush the seeds of Nigella sativa to powder form and administer with honey.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : blackseed (English)
Reference HT 50
Author(s) : Teklehaymanot, T.
Title : An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal and edible plants of Yalo Woreda in Afar regional state, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 13:40 (2017) DOI 10.1186/s13002-017-0166-7
Symptoms : H(098)
Recipes : H(098) somnambulism, seeds of Nigella sativa, VO., body wash
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Yalow Woreda, Afar regional state)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference HW 03
Author(s) : Wilson, R. T. & M. Woldo Gebre
Title : Medicine and magic in Central Tigre: a contribution to the ethnobotany of the Ethiopian plateau. Economic Botany, 33, 1, 29 - 34, (1979)
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomachj ashe, crushed seeds of Nigella sativa in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Central Tigre region)
Vernacular name : awassida
Reference L2 Nord
Author(s) : Lahsissene, H., A. Kahouadjia, M. Tijane & S. Hseini
Title : Catalogue des plantes médicinales utilisées dans la région de Zaër (Maroc occidental) LEJEUNIA, Revue de Botanique, Nouvelle série N° 186_2, Décembre 2009
Symptoms : H(037), H(082), H(104), H(108), H(113), H(171)
Recipes : H(037) lung disease, H(104) gastrointestinal pain, H(108) cold, H(108) flu, H(082) asthma, H(113) rheumatism et H(171) antidiabetic, seeds of Nigella sativa, decoction or powder with honey
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco (Western)
Vernacular name : anûj (Arabic), nigelle (French)
Reference M4 Nord
Author(s) : Mezianne, M.
Title : Origine de la médecine traditionnelle marocaine: Enquête sur le terrain dans la région d'Oujda. Thèse pour le diplôme d'état de docteur en pharmacie. Présentée et soutenue publiquement le 30 juin 2003 à la faculté de pharmacie. Université de Nantes
Symptoms : H(037), H(068), H(082), H(112), H(116), H(151), H(171x)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(037) bronchopulmonary infection, H(068) anthelmintic, H(082) asthma, H(112) abortifacient, H(116) promote the menses, H(151) hypotensive, H(171x) hypoglycemic, ONS. of Nigella sativa (the leaves are the basis of drugs, the other parts in a lesser degree) , RNS (infusion or decoction for the hard parts of the plant)
Nigella sativa enter within the scope of local rituals
Region : North Africa
Country : Morocoo (Oujda region)
Vernacular name : sanouj, (Arabic), nigelle (French)
Reference R2 Nord
Author(s) : Rachid, A., D.Rabah, L. Farid, S. F. Zohra, B. Houcine and B. Nacéra
Title : Ethnopharmacological survey of medicinal plants used in the traditional treatment of diabetes mellitus in the North Western and South Western Algeria Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. 6(10), pp. 2041-2050, 16 March, 2012
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 6) diabetes mellitus, seeds decoction, powder
Region : North Africa
Country : Algeria of North Western and South Western
Vernacular name : sanouj, el haba sawda (Popular name)
Reference S1 Nord
Author(s) : Sarri, M., N. Hendel, A. Boudjelal and D. Sarri
Title : Inventory of medicinal plants used for traditional treatment of eczema in the region of Hodna (M'Sila-Algeria) GJRMI, Volume 1, Issue4, 97 - 100 ( 2012)
Symptoms : H(006), H(013), H(037), H(082), H(104), H(108), H(112)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104) gastrointestinal pain, H(013) cysts, H(037) bronchitis, H(082) asthma, H(108) influenza, very useful plant in traditional medicine , used in the form of powder mixed with olive oil or honey, alone or added to other drugs
H(082) asthma, 250 gr of each drug, powder of Linum usitatissinum (lin), licorice of Glycyrrhiza glabra, seeds of Foeniculum vulgare (fenouil), of Nigella sativa (nigelle) mix with ½ liter of honey, 1 teaspoon every morning for two months
H(112) abortifacient, doses of 25-50 seeds
Region : North Africa
Country : Marocco, Kenitra town
Vernacular name : nigelle (French), haba sawda, sanouje (Arabic)
Reference S2 Nord
Author(s) : Sameh, F. A., A. M. Abdelhalim
Title : Survey on medicinal plants and spices used in Beni-Sueif, Upper Egypt Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 7:18, (2011)
Symptoms : H(138), H(209)
Recipes : H(138, 2) immuno-stimulant, H(209, 2) condiment, powder, entire seeds of Nigella sativa
Region : North Africa
Country : Egypt (region of Beni-Sueif)
Vernacular name : habbet el barakah
Reference S3 Nord
Author(s) : Salhi, S.,M. Fadli, L. Zidane & A. Douira
Title : Etudes floristique et ethnobotanique des plantes médicinales de la ville de Kénitra (Maroc) Lazaroa 31: 133-146 (2010).
Symptoms : H(082), H(108), H(112)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, H(108) flu, H(108) bronchitis, powder of Linum usitatissimum of licorice "Glycyrrhiza glabra", of seeds of fennel "Foeniculum vulgar" and of Nigelle "Nigella sativa", ¼ kg of each plant) mixed with ½ litre of honey, a little spoon each morning (for a period of two months).(must respect the doses because of toxic plant )
H(112) abortive, doses of 25-50 seeds
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco (Kenitra town)
Vernacular name : haba sawda, sanouje
Reference T2 Nord
Author(s) : Tahraoui, A., J., El-Hilaly, Z.H. Israili, B. Lyoussi
Title : Ethnopharmacological survey of plants used in the traditional treatment of hypertension and diabetes in south-eastern Moroco (Errachidia province). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 110, pp. 105 - 117 (2007)
Symptoms : H(151), H(171)
Recipes : H(151, 65), H(171, 65), seeds powder of Nigella sativa, RNS.
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco (Errachidia province)
Vernacular name : sanuj
Reference VY 01
Author(s) : Yineger, H., E. Kelbessa, T. Bekele, E. Lulekal
Title : Ethnoveterinary medicinal plants at Bale Mountains National Park, Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 112, pp. 55 - 70 (2007)
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : V(041) blackleg (dhukuba gorbe, aba gorba), leaves of Erythrina brucei, Vernonia myrantha, Ruta chalepensis of Nicotiana tabacum of Cymbopogon citratus, roots of Salvia merjamie, Cucumis ficifolius of Rumex nepalensis of Allium sativum, fruits of Nigella sativa are crushed and mixed with saltwater, VO.
V(041) blackleg (dhukuba gorbe, aba gorba), seeds of Nigella sativa with leaves of Allium sativum of Ruta chalepensis are pounded together, mixed with H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Bale Mountains National Park)
Vernacular name : habsuda guracha
Reference Z1 Nord
Author(s) : Ziyyat, A., A. Legssyer, H. Mekhfi, A. Dassouli, M. Sehrouchni & W. Benjelloum
Title : Phytotherapy of hypertension and diabetes in oriental Morocco. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 58, pp. 45 - 54 (1997)
Symptoms : H(037), H(048), H(068), H(082), H(091), H(093), H(108), H(112), H(116), H(152), H(171)
Recipes : H(037, 8) cough, bronchitis, H(048) carminative, H(068), H(082), H(091) tonic, H(093), H(108) influenza, sinusitis, H(112), H(116), H(152), H(171), seeds decoction of Nigella sativa
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco (oriental)
Vernacular name : sanouj