Sesame Seed

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Sesame Seed

Price: $10.00

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Sesame Seed Oil

Botanical Name of Sesame Seed:  Sesamum indicum

Synonyms:  Til, kunzhut , gergelim, ajonjolí

About Sesame Seed: Sesame is flowering plant which is found in its natural habitat of African region and parts of India. In modern day is has been widely cultivated in tropical regions across the world for its seeds which are further used for cooking. Usually sesame plant bears yellow flowers but the flowers can also be of blue, white or purple in colour. The height of this plant is about 3 feet and has 14 cm long dark green leaves. Sesame seeds are considered to be rich source of various vitamins and minerals and hence have many therapeutic uses as well.

History of Sesame Seed: The origins of sesame seeds could be traced to its native land in Sub Saharan Africa where it is known to have grown in wild. However it was also grown in certain part of India and became popular here. There is also lot of religious significance of sesame seeds in the Hindu religion. According the ancient Hindu religious scripts these seeds are considered to be symbol of immortality and used in Hindu rituals and prayers. These seeds also become quite popular in Middle East and lot of literature can be found where they have been mentioned several times. In modern times India is the largest producer and supplier of these seeds followed by China, Myanmar, Sudan, Ethiopia and Uganda.

Properties of Sesame Seed Oil: As the name suggests Sesame seed oil is extracted from the sesame seeds and it major chemical constituents include: Oleic Acid, Linoleic Acid, Palmitic Acid, Vitamin, C, E & K, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorous, Potassium, Sodium, etc.

Health Benefits and Applications Sesame Seed Oil:

Sesame Seed Oil is known to have number of benefits, some of the important ones include:

Cooking: Sesame seed oil is constituted by 41% of unsaturated fats which make suitable for cooking.  Its High Smoke point also makes it good for deep frying. This oil is particularly popular in India, China and other countries in South East Asia.

Cholesterol: The properties of Sesame seed essential oil are very effective in maintaining and correcting the cholesterol levels in our body.

Anti Arthritis: The combination of various minerals, especially copper, makes this oil quite effective in treating patient with Arthritis.

Anti Oxidant: The anti oxidant properties of Sesame essential oil slows down the ageing process by preventing and treating wrinkles,  loose muscle and skin, degeneration of tissues, memory loss, etc.

Skin Care: Sesame seed essential oil is rich source of various vitamins making good for skin. Regular massage of skin with this oil can give the required nourishment to the skin.

Other therapeutic properties of Sesame Seed Oil that make it useful are: hair care, stress management, controlling blood pressure, maintains respiratory health etc.

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Storage: Store in cool and dark place, Keep away from heat and spark

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