the sesame seeds is best known as topping on a hamburger bun, yet many
people are unaware of their healthful qualities. Originally, sesame seeds are
used for culinary purposes as well as in traditional medicines due to
sesame’s preventive, nutritive and curative properties. Sesame seeds are
oil seeds with phyto-nutrients such as omega-6 fatty acids, flavonoid
phenolic anti-oxidants, dietary fibers and vitamins with many different health
benefits such as anti-cancer as well as health promoting properties.
has shown that lignans are found in abundance in the sesame seeds and this
lignans enjoy a great potential in reducing blood pressure and blood lipid
levels. They also fight cancer,
inflammation, increasing the body’s capacity in its antioxidant and
enhancing vitamin E bio availability. Going thru the internet show that
these tiny sesame seeds helps you manage some of today’s prevalent health
problems and gives you more then enough reasons to add them these oil seeds
to our daily diet. See for much more on nutrition
facts on sesame seeds.
sesame plant is a tall herb belonging to the Pedaliaceae family and
nowadays cultivated in mainly in Asia and Africa in countries such as Burma,
India and China, and in Africa in Ethiopia, Sudan, Uganda, Nigeria, Burkina
Faso, Niger and Somalia. Its scientific name: Sesamum indicum.
seed is considered to be the oldest oilseed crop known, domesticated well
over 5000 years ago. Sesame is very drought-tolerant. It has been called a
survivor crop, with an ability to grow where most crops fail.
sesamum indicum seeds
with brocolli dish