Garlic is an herb which has shown beneficial therapeutic potential. It has been used as both food and medicine for thousands of years. Garlic produces a chemical called allicin. This is what seems to make garlic work for certain conditions. Allicin is also responsible for the pungent smell of garlic. Improves Cardiovascular Health Damage to blood vessel linings by free radicals is a key factor for increasing the risk of cardiovascular problems, including heart attack and atherosclerosis. Oxidative damage also leads to unwanted inflammation and it is this combination of unwanted inflammation and oxidative stress that puts our blood vessels at risk due to unwanted plaque formation and clogging.†
Black Seed is also known as Black Cumin, Black Caraway Seed, Habbatul Baraka (the Blessed Seed), and by its latin botanical name "Nigella Sativa". It is a member of the Ranunculacae family.
For over a thousand years, the Black Seed has been in existence and used by millions of people throughout the ages. Black seed is mentioned in the Old Testament in the Book of Isaiah and also in Islamic literature.
In Egyptian society, the Pharaoh's personal physician is said to have carried around a bowl of Black Seed to aid digestion. The black Seed was so treasured that King Tutenkhamun chose to be buried with a bottle of it.
Over the last 5 decades, there have been hundreds of studies on Black Seed alone or combined with other botanicals which have shown remarkable results. A recent search on Medline for “nigella Sativa” resulted in over 500 studies and research projects.† 
Remarkably, Black Seed contains over 100 components, of which only 69 of which have been identified. Research has shown that this complex interaction of over 100 components gives Black Seed tremendous power to support the immune system and strengthen the body’s constitution in a way no single substance has ever been known to accomplish. †
This means that Black Seed is useful against a vast array of complaints from those caused by bacteria or viruses, to common allergies. In the coming years, Additional studies may show exciting new applications of Black Seed. † 
† 2 most potent components its contains that cause it to be such an effective remedy are:
These 2 are the main responsible compounds that you can credit the wonderful healing effects that assist your body’s immune system directly, giving it aid where needed. These powerful anti-inflammatory compounds were probably the main reason why King Tut was found to have a bottle of black seed oil with him in his tomb, wishing to take it to the afterlife. Theyre also the rason the Musli prophet Muhammad (pbuh) said that they can “cure anything except death itself”. These 2 compounds are also responsible for striking wonder and awe in thousands of researchers’ minds with all the capabilities this little seed has.†**
† 5 other major components that are found in Black Seeds include:
- Nigellin and Melanthin-promotes intestinal cleansing
- Sterols- supports secretion throughout the body
- Nigellone and Thymoquinone- These two volatile oils have anti-spasmodic and bronchodilating properties. Additionally, they work as an antihistamine.
- Essential Fatty Acids- Rich in supply of polyunsaturated fatty acids. THey regulate metabolism, carry toxins to the skin for elimination, support insulin levels, cholesterol, blood circulation and liver functions.
- Prostaglandin-produces E1 that regulates hormone secretion and blood pressure.
Dr. Kenawy’s Garliseed formula from Amazing Herbs adds in an additional time-honored herb, garlic. Black Seed has been traditionally used for a variety of conditions and treatments related to respiratory health, stomach and intestinal health, kidney and liver function, circulatory and immune system support, and for general overall well-being. Garlic, taken together with black seed extract, could be used for many conditions but not limited to the cardiovascular (heart and blood) system. These conditions include high cholesterol, oxidative stress, unwanted inflammation and hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis).†
†These statements have not been evaluated by The Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Information and statements made are for education purposes and are not intended to replace the advice of your General Practitioner. If you have a severe medical condition or health concern, see your physician.
 Goreja, W. G. (2003). Black Seed. Amsterdam University Press.