Abdulrahman Koshak et al.
Effective treatment for patients with the novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) is desperately needed and is under rigorous research. Nigella sativa oil (NSO), a herbal medicine, that has a documented wide antiviral and immunomodulatory activities offering a therapeutic potential for COVID-19.
… In this RCT of adult patients with mild COVID-19, NSO was associated with a significant increase in the likelihood of recovery and a decrease in the likelihood of hospitalization. To our knowledge, this is the first RCT that shows potential therapeutic benefits of NSO in patients with COVID-19 which requires further confirmation with larger double-blinded RCTs.