ANTITOXIC EFFECT OF NIGELLA SATIVA (EXPERIMENTAL STUDY)
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In attempting to find drugs effective in preventing and remedying ototoxic injury caused by aminoglycoside antibiotics, Nigella Sativa was selected from the traditional Egyptian herbal medicine and the effect on the pattern of gentamicin ototoxicity in guinea pigs was observed. The results indicated that Nigella Sativa possessed the definite effect of protecting the guinea pigs cochlea. Observation of renal morphology showed that it also protected the kidney against toxic nephritis of gentamicin.