The effect of Nigella sativa Linn. seed on memory, attention and cognition in healthy human volunteers.

TitleThe effect of Nigella sativa Linn. seed on memory, attention and cognition in healthy human volunteers.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsSayeed MSB, Asaduzzaman M, Morshed H, Hossain MM, Kadir MF, Rahman MR
JournalJournal of ethnopharmacology
Volume148
Issue3
Pagination780-6
Date Published2013 Jul 30
Abstract

Experimental evidences have demonstrated that Nigella sativa Linn. seed (NS) has positive modulation effects on aged rats with memory impairments, prevents against hippocampal pyramidal cell loss and enhances consolidation of recall capability of stored information and spatial memory in rats. NS has neuroprotective, nephroprotective, lung protective, cardioprotective, hepatoprotective activities as established by previous studies on animals. Several clinical trials with NS on human have also demonstrated beneficial effect.

DOI10.1128/MCB.00535-13
Alternate JournalJ Ethnopharmacol