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What is Nigella Sativa ?

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Asked by truth exposed, 07 Mar '13 01:37 pm
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Commonly known as black seed or black cumin, it is used as a herbal medicine
Answered by Anil K Chugh, 07 Mar '13 01:42 pm

 
  
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Nigella sativa is an annual flowering plant, native to south and southwest Asia. The fruit is a large and inflated capsule composed of three to seven united follicles, each containing numerous seeds. The seed is used as a spice.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 07 Mar '13 02:21 pm

 
  
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Nigella sativa is an annual flowering plant, native to south and southwest Asia. It grows to 2030 cm tall, with finely divided, linear leaves. The flowers are delicate, and usually coloured pale blue and white, with five to ten petals.
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Answered by iqbal seth, 07 Mar '13 01:38 pm

 
  
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Nigella sativa is an annual flowering plant, native to south and southwest Asia. It grows to 2030 cm (7.912 in) tall.
Nigella Sativa aka Black Cumin is a delicious Ancient Egyptian super-spice that boosts immune function and fights cancer & inflammation.
Answered by rajan, 10 Mar '13 05:35 pm

 
  
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Black seed or black cumin
Answered by Quest, 07 Mar '13 02:49 pm

 
  
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Nigella sativa is an annual flowering plant, native to south and southwest Asia. It grows to 2030 cm (7.912 in) tall.
Nigella Sativa aka Black Cumin is a delicious Ancient Egyptian super-spice that boosts immune function and fights cancer & inflammation.
Answered by saranathan Narasimhan, 07 Mar '13 02:23 pm

 
  
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