Acta Scientific Biotechnology (ASBT)

Review Article Volume 1 Issue 5

Nigella sativa L. a Possible Cure to Arsenicosis

Shayan Rahman*

Graduate in Biotechnology, Manipal Academy of Higher Education- Dubai Campus, United Arab Emirates

*Corresponding Author: Shayan Rahman, Graduate in Biotechnology, Manipal Academy of Higher Education- Dubai Campus, United Arab Emirates.

Received: April 16, 2020; Published: April 29, 2020



 Nigella sativa is an auspicious herb used from an ancient era as a potential antiseptic. Commonly available in every home and used as an aromatic spice. Thymoquinone is an active agent and has voluminous properties to fight poisoning and carcinogens. This study illustrates that what is arsenic and its toxicity in Bangladesh and what are the uses of Nigella sativa (Black Cumin/Seeds) and how it can be a possible cure to reduce arsenic toxicity. Arsenic rate is fatal in many districts of Bangladesh. One could use Nigella sativa to reduce the affects of arsenic poisoning and eliminate social hazards caused by arsenic thus improving social norms of many arsenic affected people.

Keywords: Nigella sativa; Arsenicosis; Thymoquinone



Citation: Shayan Rahman. “Nigella sativa L. a Possible Cure to Arsenicosis". Acta Scientific Biotechnology 1.5 (2020): 26-29.


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