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Now-a-days people are likely to know organic source of medicine. Study already shows that Black Sesame seeds has numerous Bioactive components which are widely used in the era of medicine. People of Bangladesh, Normally before meal (Breakfast) they are talking some raw seeds with Honey or water to expect quality health. In this article, Most remarkable health benefits of Black Sesame seeds were mentioned. And the way to how feed the sesame seeds?
Black Sesame Seeds Information
-Agriculturist Md. Abdul Hai
Bachelor of Science in Animal Husbandry
Masters of Science in Animal Breeding & Genetics,
Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh-2202
What are the health benefits of black sesame seeds?
1. Anti-aging properties.
Chinese herbal medicine recommends the use of the seeds to delay, and even reverse, common
signs of aging like loss of hearing, poor memory, grey hair, and poor eyesight. 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.
Who isn’t interested in better skin and hair?
And women will be interested to know that black sesame seeds have benefits on balancing sex
hormone levels, especially in post-menopausal women, according to this study.
2. 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. The seeds are especially recommended for older men and postmenopausal
women who are high-risk candidates for osteoporosis.
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.
Sesame oil is recommended for use on babies. A soft gentle massage with the oil helps babies to
sleep better. The oil is also helpful for protecting delicate skin against rashes.
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 in additional to several other bioactive
components with major health benefits.
Phylosterols lower cholesterol levels. Phylosterols from plants and cholesterol from animals have
a similar chemical structure. Both go through the body through the same mechanisms but the
body can only absorb so much. If you eat food dense in phylosterols, you tend to absorb a
smaller amount of cholesterol. You lessen your LDL or “bad” cholesterol levels – and reduce the
risk of heart disease.
4. Protect against disease.
The antioxidants (fiber and lignans) and phytochemicals (phylosterol) in the seeds provide
protection against certain diseases like disease of the colon. The seeds also contain sesamin
which protects the liver from the damaging effects of free radicals. Having a healthy liver
enables the body to detoxify and fight diseases like disease. This published study shows that
black sesame seeds are a fantastic source of the mammalian lignans enterolactone and enterodiol
which are suggested to have possible anti-disease effects on the body.
Phylosterols further lower the risk of disease by strengthening the immune system.
5. Promote digestive health.
The seeds relieve indigestion and constipation. They contain healthy oils which help lubricate the
intestines. The seeds also provide the dietary fiber necessary for healthy digestion. Wanting to
get regular and stay regular? Black sesame seeds can help with that!
A common beneficial side effect of healthy digestion is weight loss. A true win-win! Adding to
high-protein seeds to your diet will no doubt also help you feel more satisfied with smaller
6. Aid in lactation.
The seeds are a great help for nursing mothers. Why? They increase the supply of breast milk.
The calcium, zinc, iron, magnesium, copper, B vitamins, unsaturated fat, and protein in the seeds
are all beneficial, particularly to women who are lactating. Looking to increase your production
of breast milk? The tiny black sesame seed is here to help!
7. Reduce anxiety.
The magnesium and calcium in sesame seeds relieve anxiety and stress, though admittedly you
need to eat a lot of them for quite some time to see the real benefits. The tryptophan and thiamine
in the seeds help in the production of serotonin, a compound present in the human body that
helps reduce pain, balance moods, and make deep slumber possible. Proper, healthy levels of
serotonin also aid in mood, libido, energy, appetite, and anxiety.
8. 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. As we age, these became more and more important to our
9. Increase respiratory and vascular health.
Do you suffer from asthma? The magnesium in the seeds prevents airway spasm in asthmatic
patients. Got high blood pressure? It also lowers blood pressure, thus helping protect against
diabetic heart disease, stroke, and heart attack. It prevents trigeminal spasm of the blood vessels
that initiates migraine episodes. It helps restore sleep patterns to normal, thus helping
menopausal women get the rest and sleep that oftentimes elude them because of their condition.
10. High in beneficial calcium
The calcium in black sesame seeds helps prevent a variety of problems, including premenstrual
syndrome and migraine headache. Along with healthy amounts of calcium, they also
contain iron, vitamin B1, zinc, molybdenum, phosphorus, magnesium, selenium and dietary fiber
which aid sufferers of PMS.
How To Eat Black Sesame Seeds?
There are many ways to include black sesame seeds in your diet so you can enjoy their health
benefits. You can bake them sprinkled on top of breads like bagels and enjoy their nutty flavor
and delicate crunch. You can also sprinkle them over your cereals or salads or even over desserts
like cake and ice-cream. You can blend them into your smoothies or eat them with yoghurt, quite
like chia seeds.
More and more people are recognizing the nourishing and health benefits that come from the use
of black sesame seeds. They are a very popular health foods of today, along with turmeric,
honey, garlic, lemon, and green tea.
Shortly Here are some health benefits of sesame seeds..
Good Source of Fiber. ...
May Lower Cholesterol and Triglycerides. ...
Nutritious Source of Plant Protein. ...
May Help Lower Blood Pressure. ...
May Support Healthy Bones. ...
May Reduce Inflammation. ...
Good Source of B Vitamins. ...
May Aid Blood Cell Formation.
How can you not get excited about a simple, affordable food that can help you live a longer and
healthier life?
Now that we’ve discussed some of the many healthy benefits of black sesame seeds, let’s answer
the four most commonly-asked questions about them!
Are black sesame seeds and nigella seeds the same?
No. While Black Seed (nigella sativa) appears to be very similar to black sesame seeds, they are
completely different, as you’ll quickly notice if you compare their taste.
What’s the difference between white and black sesame
They are primarily the same thing, though some notice a slight difference in taste between the
two and claim that the black seeds possess a slightly stronger taste and smell. The big difference
is that tlack sesame seeds simply still have their shells while white seeds have their’s removed.
Are Black Sesame Seeds good for hair growth?
Traditional Chinese Medicine and Ayurveda certainly say so! Some have even done a “Grey
Hair Challenge” and claim that black sesame seed oil reverses grey hair.
Is it safe to eat raw sesame seeds?
Yes! Black or white, it’s completely safe and healthy to eat raw sesame seeds, though you might
find the taste a little stronger and more bitter.
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