White Sesame Seeds [Organic], 16oz
These small tasty, hulled seeds are used in cereals, crackers, spreads, drinks, casseroles, granola, candies, soups, salads, fish and baked goods. Delicious when toasted and sprinkled on grains or main dishes. Known as tahini when ground into a butter. A nutritious mayonnaise substitute may be made by simply blending sesame seeds with water (1 part seeds to about 2 cups water), season to taste.
Sesame seeds are often used in Asian cooking and are quite high in nutritional value. The seeds are harvested and dried during early fall and then used for culinary or medicinal purposes. Sesame seeds were one of the first substances used to make oil. They were also used to make one of the first condiments.
Sesame seeds are high in calcium, iron, copper, magnesium, phosphorus. These minerals help to support healthy bones, muscles, blood, and nervous system. Copper strengthens blood vessels, joints, and bones, and is helpful in relieving arthritis. Magnesium supports vascular and respiratory health. It also contains zinc and calcium, which also improve bone health.
Sesame seeds are used to improve the health of the bowels. In Chinese medicine they are used to promote health to the kidney and liver, and to treat constipation and promote regular bowel movements. For those prone to or suffering from loose stools or diarrhea, black sesame seeds may make the problem worse. It is therefore best to consult your doctor before taking black sesame seeds as a supplement.
Sesame seeds have been used to help patients recover from serious illnesses and fevers. The seeds replenish the body of essential minerals lost during illness. As well as assisting in recovery, black sesame seeds may be used to help prevent illness by reducing cholesterol. The seeds contain phytosterol, which is a compound similar to cholesterol but actually reduces it in the body.
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