- Scientific name: Nigella sativa
- Common name: kalonji
- Parts used: seeds
Chemical Compostion : N. sativa seed includes: fixed oil, proteins, alkaloid, saponin and essential oil.
- It is used for respiratory conditions including asthma, allergies, cough, bronchitis, emphysema, flu, swine flu, and congestion.
- It is used in treating digestive tract conditions including gas, colic, diarrhea, dysentery, constipation, and hemorrhoids.