Black Cumin Seed Extract Thymoquinone
- Sample:5-10g Sample For free
- CAS No:490-91-5
- Shelf Life: 2 years
- Appearance :brown powder
- Test Method :HPLC
- Used part :seed
- source: Black Cumin Seed Extract
Thymoquinone Product Description
Thymoquinone, a natural product isolated from N. sativa. Thymoquinone has antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anticancer, antitumor activity and hepatoprotective effects.
- antitumor activity,
- Liver protection.
What does thymoquinone do for the body?
Thymoquinone is found to be a sound antioxidant, having a free radical scavenging property that aids in curing RA; and (iv) inhibition of lipid peroxidation and nitric oxide. Thymoquinone increases the activity of antioxidant enzymes by suppressing lipid peroxidation and boosting the antioxidant defense system.
How do you extract thymoquinone from Nigella sativa?
Method: Pulverized dried samples of N. sativa seed (100 g) and aerial parts of T. vulgaris (1000 g) were subjected to Soxhlet extraction using methanol and n-hexane combined in different proportions. Thymoquinone (TQ) was then isolated from the extracts using high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC).
What foods contain thymoquinone?
Thymoquinone is a phytochemical compound found in the plant Nigella sativa. It is also found in select cultivated Monarda fistulosa plants which can be steam distilled to produce an essential oil.
What is black seed extract good for?
Black seed oil is high in antioxidants and may have several benefits for health. These include the treatment of asthma and various skin conditions, lowering blood sugar and cholesterol levels, aiding in weight loss, and protecting brain health.
Is thymoquinone extract toxic?
The antioxidant capability of TQ has been implicated in the prevention of chemical-induced carcinogenesis. Moreover, many studies have shown that the growth inhibitory effect of TQ is specific to cancer cells while it is minimally toxic to normal cells.
How much thymoquinone should you take?
However, one 2021 study on the safe levels of the component of thymoquinone shows that adults should limit usage to 900 milligrams (mg) of the oil or 48.6 mg of thymoquinone daily in order to reduce the risk of side effects.
What is Thymoquinone extract TQ?
Thymoquinone (TQ) is the major active compound in black seed oil (BSO). Many pharmacological effects of TQ, such as anti-inflammatory, hypoglycemic, antioxidant, immune stimulator, and anticancer, have been reported.
Is Thymoquinone water soluble?
Thymoquinone is soluble in organic solvents such as ethanol, DMSO and deimethylformamide but it never solubilize in water. It has a solubility approximately 0.5 mg/ml 1:1 solution of ethanol and PDS (pH 7.2).