• 1 Institute of Food Science and Nutrition, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan
  • 2 National Institute of Food Science and Technology, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan
  • 3 Faculty of Food Science & Technology, University of Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, MY, Malaysia
  • 4 Faculty of Veterinary Medicines, University of Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia
  • 5 Department of Agronomy, Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan, Multan, Pakistan
  • 6 Advanced Pharmacognosy Research Laboratory, Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, 700032, India
  • 7 Department of Crop Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia.
  • 8 The Patent Office, Karachi, Pakistan.
PMID: 26385559 DOI: 10.1186/s12906-015-0853-7


Nigella sativa is an important component of several traditional herbal preparations in various countries. It finds its applications in improving overall health and boosting immunity. The current study evaluated the role of fixed and essential oil of Nigella sativa against potassium bromate induced oxidative stress with special reference to modulation of glutathione redox enzymes and myeloperoxidase.

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