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.
Copyright: © 2020 Shayan Rahman. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.