Nigella & liver: what are the effects?

Habba sawda oil cigella is renowned for its many health benefits and is now recognized for the treatment of liver disorders.

Many scientific studies have highlighted the effectiveness of habba sawda oil in preventing and treating liver health problems.

Let's discover the results in detail.

The unique hepatoprotective properties of black cumin

In fact, nigella oil has antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer capabilities that make it a solid remedy for treating general health concerns and those that may specifically affect the liver.

A study (1) conducted by a team of researchers in Iran has highlighted these incredible discoveries for the care of patients suffering from pathologies specific to this organ.

Action of black cumin on hepatitis C

Hepatitis C is a viral condition that affects the liver. According to the same study and the citations therein, the researchers tell us that a reduction in viral load and an improvement in liver function was observed in people consuming black cumin oil.

They also observed a reduction in the oxidative stress responsible for complications such as fibrosis and cirrhosis, affecting the liver.

Effects of black cumin on hepatic steatosis (NAFLD)

Another study (2) was conducted on a group of 44 patients with hepatic steatosis, which is more commonly known as "fatty liver disease".

The researchers came to the conclusion that black cumin oil had a protective role in the liver by reducing inflammation.

New beneficial effects for this unique vegetable oil. But that's not all.

Liver protection against cancer treatments

An intake of black cumin oil by children with leukemia treated to fight their cancer via the drug calling itself methotrexate resulted in (3) an improvement in tumor survival when malignant.

Also, the oil helped prevent liver damage in these cases.

Whatever the case, it's not a good idea to stop all treatment and substitute it with natural products. The advice of a doctor should not be replaced by self-medication, and this article has been written purely for information purposes.

(1) : The protective effect of Nigella sativa against liver injury: a review - Hamid Mollazadeh and Hossein Hosseinzadeh

(2): The effect of Nigella sativa oil on serum levels of inflammatory markers, liver enzymes, lipid profile, insulin and fasting blood sugar in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver - Mohammad Rashidmayvan, Majid Mohammadshahi, Seyed Saeed Seyedian & Mohammad Hossein Haghighizadeh

(3): Hagag AA, Abd Elal AM, Elsheik A, Elzamarany EA. Protective Effect of Nigella sativa Oil against Methotrexate Induced Hepatotoxicity in Children with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. J Leuk. 2013;1:1-7.

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