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Master Thesis

La nigelle, épice du bassin méditerranéen

Abstract : Nigella, Nigella sativa L., is an annual herbaceous herb of the Ranunculaceae family. It is cultivation and use as a spice and a medicinal plant as well, takes roots into ancient Egypt: a vial of nigella oil is said to have been found in Tutankhamun’s tomb. Nigella is traditionally used in the Middle East, Northern Africa and Asia where people use it for it is numerous healing activities, benefits many authors try to acknowledge scientifically for a long time. Nigella seeds are rich in proteins, lipids and glucids, and contain especially some noticeably pharmacologically active secondary metabolites. Cold-extracted Nigella oil is the only vegetable oil containing an essential oil, which may explain it is many medicinal benefits. Nigella activities are numerous and it is therapeutically uses are often supported by pharmacological studies, as well as clinical ones.
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Loubna Debbagh. La nigelle, épice du bassin méditerranéen. Sciences pharmaceutiques. 2020. ⟨dumas-03424405⟩



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