This study, conducted by several research institutes in Pakistan and China, investigated the effects of black cumin and ascorbic acid (vitamin C) to enhance the efficacy of antiviral medication in hepatitis C patients. In this study, 30 hepatitis C patients were involved. 15 patients received only the antiviral drug, and the other 15 patients received the medication combined with black cumin and vitamin C for 8 weeks daily. Before and after the test period, different blood parameters were measured. The results showed, among others, significantly improved parameters, indicating that a combination of these anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory substances may be very efficient as an additional treatment for hepatitis C patients. More details can be found in the study.
Ahmed et al.