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 Nigella sativa (LINN) seeds (Ranunculaceae) 
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Post Nigella sativa (LINN) seeds (Ranunculaceae)
This reference link to a new research report on Nigella sativa (LINN) seeds Ranunculaceae commonly known as "black seeds", "black cumin", "Nutmeg Flower" "Roman coriander" "quatre épices" (among other common names) arrived in my email today. It seems to have effected a significant improvement in memory in test of Alzheimer's subjects after nine weeks' use.

The effect of Nigella sativa Linn. seed on memory, attention and cognition in healthy human volunteers.
Sayeed MS, Asaduzzaman M, Morshed H, Hossain MM, Kadir MF, Rahman MR. J Ethnopharmacol. 2013 May 21. doi:pii: S0378-8741(13)00339-5. 10.1016/j.jep.2013.05.004. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 23707331 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

another related article can be found at:

and this one:

looks helpful for mild cognitive impairment.

[My dear, Mom, Beatrice, (born in 1929) was diagnosed with LBD in Dec 2006. She passed away peacefully on July 12, 2013 at Embassy Hall, Shannex, Quispamsis, N.B.]

Sat Jun 01, 2013 4:25 pm

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Post Re: Nigella sativa (LINN) seeds (Ranunculaceae)
Let's all hope that is lessens symptoms for all people suffering from dementia. Thanks, Lynn

Lynn, daughter of 89 year old dad dx with possiblity of LBD, CBD, PSP, FTD, ALS, Vascular Dementia, AD, etc., died Nov. 30, 2010 after living in ALF for 18 months.

Sun Jun 02, 2013 7:25 pm
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