Cammoun Aswad; Al-Habba Al-Soda, and Habbat Al-Baraka. Black cumin; nigella. Nigella sativa L.
Cultivated in Sudan or imported from Ethiopia. Presumably named after Prophet's Muhammad woman slave called Baraka, and hence sometimes called Habbat Al-Soda. Dried seeds; oil used as a spice, for treating neuralgia, mental illness, headache, splenic enlargement, epigastric pain , chest complaints, as diuretic, emmenogogue, abortifacient, anthelmintic, carminative, stimulant, and as a flavouring agent.
Cammoun; Cammoun Akhdar; Gandar; Shamar, and Shabat. Cumin; cummins seeds; green cummin. Cuminum cyminum L.
A cultivated annual herb. Fruits; whole herb: powdered aromatic seeds; snuffed for headache, or added to porridge as nourishment for invalids. Used also as spice, stomachic, carminative, diuretic, astringent, emmenogogue, stimulant, anti-spasmodic, in treating headache and sterility, and as an ingredient in fumigation.