Sesame Black Seeds (Unpeeled) 150g


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Black sesame seeds

black sesame seeds (scientific name: Sesamun indicum) are known to have the most oil content. The oil is known to stay fresh longer; it does not easily turn rancid. The seeds have a subtle nutty flavor which becomes a little more pronounced when you roast the seeds. Black sesame seeds, they are packed with nutrients. They are rich in the vitamins B and E and thiamine. They contain minerals like copper, manganese, selenium, molybdenum, zinc, iron, phosphorus, calcium, and magnesium, as well as tryptophan, an amino acid. They contain the lignans sesamolin and sesamin which are effective antioxidants. They are rich in fiber and phytochemicals (phylosterol).

Benefits of Black sesame seeds

 1. Anti-aging properties. The iron and B vitamins in the seeds help fight these age-related symptoms. The seeds help prevent the formation of unsightly pigments and wrinkles. They protect the skin from the damaging effects of the sun’s ultraviolet rays.

2. Recommended for healthy skin and bones. The calcium in these seeds help keep bones strong. The zinc helps to strengthen the bones and to increase bone density. Rich in Vitamin E, the seeds also keep the skin vibrant and healthy. Massaging the skin gently with moisturizers to which sesame oil has been added has been found helpful in promoting youthful supple skin.

3. Good for the heart. The seeds are rich in sesamolin and sesamin, substances recognized for their ability to lower levels of cholesterol. They also contain magnesium which helps check the rise of blood pressure. Research shows that of all the seeds and nuts commonly consumed in the United States, sesame seeds contain the highest amount of phylosterols.

4.Relieve the pain and inflammation associated with rheumatoid arthritis. The seeds are rich in copper which has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties to counter the difficulties presented by the disease. The mineral also helps the enzyme lysyl oxidase to cross-link elastin and collagen, the substances that provide elasticity, strength, and structure to the joints, bones, and blood vessels.

5. May Support Thyroid Health Your thyroid gland contains the highest concentration of selenium of any organ in your body. This mineral plays a vital role in making thyroid hormones. In addition, sesame seeds are a good source of iron, copper, zinc, and vitamin B6, which also support the production of thyroid hormones and aid thyroid health.

6. May Aid Hormone Balance During Menopause Sesame seeds might be beneficial for women when estrogen levels drop during menopause. For example, phytoestrogens may help counteract hot flashes and other symptoms of low estrogen.