Kalonji belongs to family Ranunculaceae. It is an annual erect herb, 30-40 cm high. Leaves: lamina multifid, puberulous, flowers solitary terminal, blue. It is distributed in South West Asia, South Europe and North Africa. Seeds are triangular in shape, black in colour and possess a severe pungent smell. Kalonji seeds are the common drug used in Tibbe-Nabvi through out the world. Since, Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) mentioned its therapeutic efficiency and potential of cure. It is stated in books of seerat that Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), himself used to take these seeds with the syrup of honey for therapeutic purpose. The holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) said, "The black seed (Kalonji) is a remedy for every disease except death."
Nigella sativa is a pretty herb, seeds of which are commonly known as kalonji. Its chemical composition is moisture 7.43%, ash 4.14%, fixed oil 37%, volatile oil 1.64%, albumin 8.2%, mucilage1.9%, organic acid precipitated by copper 0.38%,metarabin 1.36%, melanthin 1.4%, cellulose 8.32%, sugar 2.75%, Arabic acid 3.41% and other substances dissolved by soda 9.38%.
Product Specification / Models
BOTANICAL NAMEttt: Nigella sativa
IMPORTANT CHEMICAL CONTENTSt:tthymoquinone and polythymoquinone
EXTRACTION METHODttt:tExpeller cold pressed
Application / Models
Kalonji was used as powder and ethanolic extracts in children under 12 years of age for antinematodal and anticestodal effects and observed significant antinematodal and anticestodal effects. Its ethanolic extract was used in malignant ulcers of cheek in hospitalized patients and it healed ulcers. The extract was also used to observe cytotoxic effect in albino mice and found it as an effective anticytotoxic agent.
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