One of the first oil seeds known to humankind, sesame seeds have been widely employed in culinary as well as traditional medicines for their nutritive, preventive, and curative properties. Sesame are an important sources of phyto-nutrients such as omega-6 fatty acids, flavonoid phenolic anti-oxidants, vitamins, and dietary fiber with potential anti-cancer as well as health promoting properties.
Sesame plant is a tall yearly herb in the Pedaliaceae family, which develops broadly in Asia, especially in Burma, China, and India. It is additionally one of the main business edits in Nigeria, Sudan and Ethiopia. Sesame seeds are little, relatively oblate fit as a fiddle. Toasted seeds include wonderful, nutty flavor.
Just a hand full of sesame a day provides enough recommended levels of phenolic anti-oxidants, minerals, vitamins and protein.