Ref 1: Blood sugar regulation: Baseline parametes was waist circumference; fasting and postprandial blood glucose and lipid profile (TC; LDL-C; HDL-C and TG). Reduction in fasting blood sugar in the NS group was significantly higher. Postprandial blood glucose was also more in the NS group and the reduction in total cholestrerol in NS group was significantly more. – Mode of action of black cumin seeds needs futher research. N. Sativa has a beneficial effect on fasting blood gucosse, total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol.’ Effec of NS, International Journal of Diabetes in dev. Countries by Ahmad Najmi, Mohammed Nasiruddin, Rahat Ali Khan and Shahzaa F. Haque | Ref 2: Inflammation: “N. sativa was found to possess anti-inflammatory and analgesic but not antipyretic activities” Page 9 “Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine “ , A review on therapeutic potential of Nigella sativa: A miracle herb .By Aftab Ahmad, Asif Husain | Ref 3: Gastro protective: “TQ has novel gastroprotective mechanisms via inhibiting proton pump, acid secretion and neutrophil infiltration, while enhancing mucin secretion, and nitric oxide production “Page12 “Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine “ , A review on therapeutic potential of Nigella sativa: A miracle herb .By Aftab Ahmad, Asif Husain | Ref 4: Antioxidant: N. sativa and TQ are known to possess strong antioxidant activities “Page 15 , The medicinal potential of black seed (Nigella Sativa) and its componenets by Hala Gali-Muhtahsib | Ref 5: Strentghten immune system; “These results confirmed the immunomodulatory activity of Black seed, and may have thera- peutical implications in prophylactic treatment of opportunistic infections and as supportive treatment” “N. sativa significantly enhances splenocyte proliferation” , “ N.sativa may be, at least in part, attributed to its ability to serve as a stimulant of NK“ Page 10 “Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine “ , A review on therapeutic potential of Nigella sativa: A miracle herb By Aftab Ahmad, Asif Husain | Complementary medicine: Category D 33.5 Unani Medicine The pharmacological action of Black seed is based on the Unani-Tibb philosophy | Proprietary name: Tibb Black seed Capsules. Composition per tablet: Nigella sativa 450 mg | Proprietary name: Black seed pure oil Contains 100ml pure Cummin Seed Oil. This unregistered medicine has not been evaluated by the SAHPRA for its quality, safety or intended use.