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By Harman Jeet on 8/2/2019 3:28:59 PM |
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Sesame Seeds

Sesame Seeds
Not merely a seasoning herb


Winters are about to approach here (India), so are the winter special foods. The first thing that comes to your mind is (Til ke ladoo or Till ki gajak) which are made of Sesame seeds. Sesame is known as (Til) in India.
Sesame seeds are derived from the Sesame plant which is one of the oldest oilseed plants in the world. It is an annual plant. It belongs to the Pedaliaceae family. It grows in tropical climate. The seeds are very small in size, about 2 mm wide and 3-4 mm long. Originally, they were native to India and parts of Africa, although many other countries are now cultivating them. These seeds have a nutty flavor. It is used in a variety of cuisines and holds numerous health benefits.
They are commonly added to salads and as a topping for bread and grain products, Crackers, Sushi, Cakes, Soups, etc…Sesame seed oil is derived from the seeds which is a rich source of Nutrients. It is best used for Skincare and Arthritis. Sesame seeds come under a variety of colors: white, yellow, black and red. The husked ones are called White Sesame and un-husked ones are called Black Sesame, these two are more common than the rest.

Health Benefits:

• It removes Plague from the teeth and whitens them. It combats the bacterial attack and makes teeth strong and healthy
• It maintains the Respiratory health.
• Black Sesame Seeds act as an energy tonic.
• It boosts up the metabolism and increases vitality.
• It stimulates the brain functioning and slows down the Aging process.
• It improves the supply of blood to the Eyes which improves vision.
• It contains essential Minerals and Vitamins needed to keep the hair and scalp healthy.
• It cures the problem of Blurred vision and Dry eyes.
• It reduces the stress from the Eyes.
• Being rich in Fiber, it aids the Digestive System.
• Black Sesame seeds act as an energy tonic.
• Sesame oil is helpful in the treatment of Sore Feet and Cracked Heels.
• It improves the Hair growth.
• Sesame Seeds are a good supplement for a pregnant lady. It is a good source of folic acid which nourishes the fetus.
• It helps in lowering of cholesterol levels in the body.
• Sesame Seeds reduces the strain from the Heart and prevents the occurrence of Cardiac aliments.
• It normalizes the Blood pressure level and minimizes the risk of Heart Attack and Stroke.
• It is best used in the treatment of Anemia and Weakness associated with Anemia.

Sesame Seeds also cure:

• Peeling Skin
• Skin Diseases
• Gray Hair
• Acne
• Acid Reflux
• Dry Skin
• Eye Disease

Nutrients in Sesame Seeds:

Calcium
Magnesium
Alkaloids
Ascorbic Acid
Iron
Glucose

Be Aware:

• Avoid it, in case you are suffering from Diarrhea and Toothache.
• It may cause some Allergic reactions such as
-Asthma
-Itching
-Urticaria
-Cough
-Swelling
-Nausea
-Vomiting
-Abdominal pain
-Sneezing
-Itchy Throat.

Some interesting Home Remedies:

Skin: Take a glass of water, put 15 Sesame Seeds and keep overnight, drink it early in the morning on an empty stomach.
Joint Pain: Take one teaspoon of Sesame Seeds. Soak in the water at night. In the morning drink the water and eat seeds.
Difficult menses: Have 1 teaspoon of Sesame Seeds powder with lukewarm water during Mensuration pain.
Gum Diseases: Swish with Sesame Oil for 10 minutes, it cures all type of Gum Diseases.

So, be marveled at the laundry list of health benefits of Sesame seeds and use these seeds to attain the maximum benefit. For more information, READ THIS PAGE

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