Plant Phytochemistry

Phytonutrient Profile of Nigella
(Nigella Sativa)
41 Natural Phytonutrients
142 Synergistic Activities with No Side Effects!

Nigella



Nigella contains 41 Phytonutrients
* identified thus far by research scientists
PhytonutrientActivities
AlanineAntioxidant, Oxidant
Alpha-SpinasterolAntiinflammatory
ArginineAntidiabetic, Antihypertensive, Aphrodisiac, Hypoammonemic, Pituitary-Stimulant
Ascorbic-AcidAcidulant, Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor, Angiotensin-Receptor-Blocker, AntiAGE, AntiCrohn's, Antiaging, Antiatherosclerotic, Antidecubitic, Antidepressant, Antidote (Aluminum), Antidote (Paraquat), Antiedemic, Antigingivitic, Antihepatotoxic, Antihistaminic, Antihypertensive, Antiinflammatory, Antimeasles, Antimigraine, Antimutagenic, Antiobesity, Antiorchitic, Antioxidant, Antiparkinsonian, Antiseptic, Apoptotic, Beta-Adrenergic Receptor Blocker, Beta-Glucuronidase-Inhibitor, Collagenic, Fistula-Preventive, Hypotensive, Immunostimulant, Mucolytic, Urinary-Acidulant, Vulnerary
AsparagineAntisickling
Aspartic-AcidAntimorphinic, Neuroexcitant, Roborant
Beta-SitosterolAndrogenic, Antiadenomic, Anticancer (Cervix), Antiedemic, Antifeedant, Antigonadotrophic, Antihyperlipoproteinaemic, Antiinflammatory, Antimutagenic, Antiophidic, Antioxidant, Antiprostatitic, Antitumor (Cervix), Artemicide, Candidicide, Estrogenic, Hepatoprotective, Spermicide, Ulcerogenic
CalciumAntiPMS, Antiallergic, Antianxiety, Antiatherosclerotic, Antidepressant, Antidote (Aluminum), Antihypertensive, Antiinsomniac, Calcium-Channel-Blocker, Hypotensive
CampesterolAntioxidant
CarvoneAntiseptic, CNS-Stimulant, Carminative, Insecticide, Insectifuge, Nematicide, Sedative, Vermicide
CholesterolAntioxidant
CystineAdjuvant, Antihomocystinuric
D-LimoneneAnticancer (Gastric), Antimelanomic, Antitumor (Gastric), Apoptotic, Chemopreventive, Differentiator, Insecticide, Insectifuge, Litholytic, Nephrotoxic, P450-2B1-Inhibitor
FiberAngiotensin-Receptor-Blocker, Antihypertensive, Antiobesity, Antitumor, Hypotensive, Laxative
GlucoseAntiedemic, Antihepatotoxic, Antiketotic, Memory-Enhancer
Glutamic-AcidAntihyperammonemic, Antiprostatitic, Anxiolytic
GlycineAntialdosteronic, Antigastritic, Antiprostatitic, Antipruritic, Antisickling, Neuroinhibitor
HederageninAntiedemic, Antiinflammatory, Antitrypanosomic, Molluscicide
IronAntiakathisic, Antianemic
IsoleucineAntiencephalopathic, Antipellagric
LeucineAntiencephalopathic, Essential, Hepatoprotective, Hepatotoxic, Topoisomerase-II-Inhibitor
Linoleic-AcidAntiacne, Antianaphylactic, Antiarteriosclerotic, Antihistaminic, Antiinflammatory, Antiprostatitic, Comedolytic, Hepatoprotective, Insectifuge, Nematicide
LysineAntialkalotic
MethionineAntioxidant, Antiparkinsonian, Emetic, Glutathionigenic, Hepatoprotective, Urine-Deodorant
Myristic-AcidAntioxidant, Cosmetic, Nematicide
NigelloneAntibronchitic, Antihistaminic
Oleic-AcidAlpha-Reductase-Inhibitor, Anemiagenic, Antiinflammatory, Choleretic, Insectifuge
Palmitic-AcidAntioxidant, Nematicide, Soap
PhenylalanineAntidepressant, Antiparkinsonian, Antisickling, Tremorigenic
PotassiumAngiotensin-Receptor-Blocker, Antidepressant, Antifatigue, Antihypertensive, Cardiotoxic
SerineCNS-Depressant, Cancer-Preventive, Hepatoprotective, Hepatotoxic, Topoisomerase-II-Inhibitor
SodiumHypertensive
Stearic-AcidCosmetic
StigmasterolAntihepatotoxic, Antiinflammatory, Antiophidic, Antioxidant, Artemicide, Estrogenic, Sedative
TanninAnthelmintic, AntiHIV, Antihepatotoxic, Antihypertensive, Antilipolytic, Antimutagenic, Antiophidic, Antioxidant, Antirenitic, Antitumor, Glucosyl-Transferase-Inhibitor, Hepatoprotective, Lipoxygenase-Inhibitor, MAO-Inhibitor, Ornithine-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor
ThreonineAntioxidant, Antiulcer, Essential, FLavor, Topoisomerase-II-Inhibitor
ThymohydroquinoneAntiperiodontic, Antiseptic, Gram(-)icide
ThymoquinoneAntibronchitic, Antihistaminic, Antioxidant, Choleretic, Lipoxygenase-Inhibitor
TryptophanAntianxiety, Antidementia, Antidepressant, Antidyskinetic, Antihypertensive, Antiinsomniac, Antimanic, Antimenopausal, Antimigraine, Antioxidant, Antiparkinsonian, Antiscoliotic, Hypotensive, Insulinase-Inhibitor, Prolactinogenic, Sedative, Serotoninergic
TyrosineAntiparkinsonian
ValineAntiencephalopathic, Essential, FLavor, Topoisomerase-II-Inhibitor



Nigella exerts 142 Activities on the Body
ActivityPhytonutrients
AcidulantAscorbic-Acid
AdjuvantCystine
Aldose-Reductase-InhibitorAscorbic-Acid
Alpha-Reductase-InhibitorOleic-Acid
AndrogenicBeta-Sitosterol
AnemiagenicOleic-Acid
Angiotensin-Receptor-BlockerAscorbic-Acid, Fiber, Potassium
AnthelminticTannin
AntiacneLinoleic-Acid
AntiadenomicBeta-Sitosterol
AntiageAscorbic-Acid
AntiagingAscorbic-Acid
AntiakathisicIron
AntialdosteronicGlycine
AntialkaloticLysine
AntiallergicCalcium
AntianaphylacticLinoleic-Acid
AntianemicIron
AntianxietyCalcium, Tryptophan
AntiarterioscleroticLinoleic-Acid
AntiatheroscleroticAscorbic-Acid, Calcium
AntibronchiticNigellone, Thymoquinone
Anticancer (cervix)Beta-Sitosterol
Anticancer (gastric)D-Limonene
Anticrohn'SAscorbic-Acid
AntidecubiticAscorbic-Acid
AntidementiaTryptophan
AntidepressantAscorbic-Acid, Calcium, Phenylalanine, Potassium, Tryptophan
AntidiabeticArginine
Antidote (aluminum)Ascorbic-Acid, Calcium
Antidote (paraquat)Ascorbic-Acid
AntidyskineticTryptophan
AntiedemicAscorbic-Acid, Beta-Sitosterol, Glucose, Hederagenin
AntiencephalopathicIsoleucine, Leucine, Valine
AntifatiguePotassium
AntifeedantBeta-Sitosterol
AntigastriticGlycine
AntigingiviticAscorbic-Acid
AntigonadotrophicBeta-Sitosterol
AntihepatotoxicAscorbic-Acid, Glucose, Stigmasterol, Tannin
AntihistaminicAscorbic-Acid, Linoleic-Acid, Nigellone, Thymoquinone
AntihivTannin
AntihomocystinuricCystine
AntihyperammonemicGlutamic-Acid
AntihyperlipoproteinaemicBeta-Sitosterol
AntihypertensiveArginine, Ascorbic-Acid, Calcium, Fiber, Potassium, Tannin, Tryptophan
AntiinflammatoryAlpha-Spinasterol, Ascorbic-Acid, Beta-Sitosterol, Hederagenin, Linoleic-Acid, Oleic-Acid, Stigmasterol
AntiinsomniacCalcium, Tryptophan
AntiketoticGlucose
AntilipolyticTannin
AntimanicTryptophan
AntimeaslesAscorbic-Acid
AntimelanomicD-Limonene
AntimenopausalTryptophan
AntimigraineAscorbic-Acid, Tryptophan
AntimorphinicAspartic-Acid
AntimutagenicAscorbic-Acid, Beta-Sitosterol, Tannin
AntiobesityAscorbic-Acid, Fiber
AntiophidicBeta-Sitosterol, Stigmasterol, Tannin
AntiorchiticAscorbic-Acid
AntioxidantAlanine, Ascorbic-Acid, Beta-Sitosterol, Campesterol, Cholesterol, Methionine, Myristic-Acid, Palmitic-Acid, Stigmasterol, Tannin, Threonine, Thymoquinone, Tryptophan
AntiparkinsonianAscorbic-Acid, Methionine, Phenylalanine, Tryptophan, Tyrosine
AntipellagricIsoleucine
AntiperiodonticThymohydroquinone
AntipmsCalcium
AntiprostatiticBeta-Sitosterol, Glutamic-Acid, Glycine, Linoleic-Acid
AntipruriticGlycine
AntireniticTannin
AntiscolioticTryptophan
AntisepticAscorbic-Acid, Carvone, Thymohydroquinone
AntisicklingAsparagine, Glycine, Phenylalanine
AntitrypanosomicHederagenin
AntitumorFiber, Tannin
Antitumor (cervix)Beta-Sitosterol
Antitumor (gastric)D-Limonene
AntiulcerThreonine
AnxiolyticGlutamic-Acid
AphrodisiacArginine
ApoptoticAscorbic-Acid, D-Limonene
ArtemicideBeta-Sitosterol, Stigmasterol
Beta-Adrenergic Receptor BlockerAscorbic-Acid
Beta-Glucuronidase-InhibitorAscorbic-Acid
Calcium-Channel-BlockerCalcium
Cancer-PreventiveSerine
CandidicideBeta-Sitosterol
CardiotoxicPotassium
CarminativeCarvone
ChemopreventiveD-Limonene
CholereticOleic-Acid, Thymoquinone
Cns-DepressantSerine
Cns-StimulantCarvone
CollagenicAscorbic-Acid
ComedolyticLinoleic-Acid
CosmeticMyristic-Acid, Stearic-Acid
DifferentiatorD-Limonene
EmeticMethionine
EssentialLeucine, Threonine, Valine
EstrogenicBeta-Sitosterol, Stigmasterol
Fistula-PreventiveAscorbic-Acid
FlavorThreonine, Valine
Glucosyl-Transferase-InhibitorTannin
GlutathionigenicMethionine
Gram(-)icideThymohydroquinone
HepatoprotectiveBeta-Sitosterol, Leucine, Linoleic-Acid, Methionine, Serine, Tannin
HepatotoxicLeucine, Serine
HypertensiveSodium
HypoammonemicArginine
HypotensiveAscorbic-Acid, Calcium, Fiber, Tryptophan
ImmunostimulantAscorbic-Acid
InsecticideCarvone, D-Limonene
InsectifugeCarvone, D-Limonene, Linoleic-Acid, Oleic-Acid
Insulinase-InhibitorTryptophan
LaxativeFiber
Lipoxygenase-InhibitorTannin, Thymoquinone
LitholyticD-Limonene
Mao-InhibitorTannin
Memory-EnhancerGlucose
MolluscicideHederagenin
MucolyticAscorbic-Acid
NematicideCarvone, Linoleic-Acid, Myristic-Acid, Palmitic-Acid
NephrotoxicD-Limonene
NeuroexcitantAspartic-Acid
NeuroinhibitorGlycine
Ornithine-Decarboxylase-InhibitorTannin
OxidantAlanine
P450-2b1-InhibitorD-Limonene
Pituitary-StimulantArginine
ProlactinogenicTryptophan
RoborantAspartic-Acid
SedativeCarvone, Stigmasterol, Tryptophan
SerotoninergicTryptophan
SoapPalmitic-Acid
SpermicideBeta-Sitosterol
Topoisomerase-Ii-InhibitorLeucine, Serine, Threonine, Valine
TremorigenicPhenylalanine
UlcerogenicBeta-Sitosterol
Urinary-AcidulantAscorbic-Acid
Urine-DeodorantMethionine
VermicideCarvone
VulneraryAscorbic-Acid


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