Benefits of Black Cumin: Black cumin (Nigella sativa) has many different names: Black seed, Roman coriander, Black sesame, to name a few. Whatever you choose to call it, one thing is sure \u2013 this seed has numerous powerful, scientifically proven health benefits. From effectively fighting bacteria and pathogens to controlling diabetes and Alzheimer\u2019s and fighting cancer, it\u2019s no wonder Black cumin is also known as the God\u2019s plant (01). Black Cumin History Thanks to its powerful medicinal properties, Black cumin has been used for thousands of years as a remedy and cure, but also as a food condiment. The ancient Egyptians used Black seed \u2013 in fact, Black cumin seeds were found in Tutankhamun\u2019s tomb \u2013 that\u2019s how much this plant was revered in the past. The ancient Greeks also used Black seed \u2013 among other things, they treated headaches and toothaches with it. In the past, Black cumin was regarded as a panacea and even Mohammed said that Black seed cures everything but death. What the Studies Say about Benefits of Black Cumin There have been more than 200 studies looking at the health benefits of Black cumin, and each and every one has found that this seed has some extraordinary properties. Thanks to its phytochemicals \u2013 Thymol, Thymohydroquinone and Thymoquinone \u2013 Black cumin has about 20 pharmacological actions. Here, we\u2019ll mention just some of them. Anticancer Studies have found that Black cumin has anti-cancer properties and is effective against: \tbreast cancer, \tprostate cancer, \tcolon cancer, \tkidney cancer, \tliver cancer, \tskin cancer, \tleukemia. Helps Control Diabetes Thanks to a high amount of antioxidants that Black cumin contains as well as its unique phytochemical content, this plant is perfect for controlling Type 2 diabetes. Studies have found that 2 g of Black cumin a day reduces blood glucose, decreases insulin resistance and increases the efficiency of beta-cell function in the pancreas. Fights Alzheimer\u2019s Disease and Dementia Thymoquinone, a phytochemical found in Black cumin, is used in many acetylcholinesterase inhibitor drugs. These drugs are effective against Alzheimer\u2019s disease, dementia and other neurogenerative conditions. Antibacterial and Antifungal Today, when antibiotic resistance is only growing, Black cumin is proven to be effective against many bacteria and fungi.\u00a0 In fact, this seed oil is even effective against superbugs such as MRSA, which are plaguing hospitals everywhere. Other Benefits and Uses Benefits of Black Cumin has many different health and beauty uses, including: \tHeart health, \tBlood pressure, \tCholesterol, \tLiver health, \tWeight loss, \tSkin health, \tHair health.