Sesame seeds are used since ages for its culinary and medicinal uses. The scientific name of sesame seed is Sesamum indicum and it belongs to the family of Pedaliaceae. This plant is a flowering plant and the flowers are yellow in color. It is an annual plant. Sesame seeds have a long history. The use of Sesame in Arabian countries also have a mythological background. There are two popular varieties of sesame seeds black and white sesame seeds. Not only are sesame seeds a very good source of manganese and copper, but they are also a good source of calcium, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, vitamin B1, zinc and dietary fiber. In addition to these important nutrients, sesame seeds contain two unique substances: sesamin and sesamolin. Both of these substances belong to a group of special beneficial fibers called lignans, and have been shown to have a cholesterol-lowering effect in humans, and to prevent high blood pressure and increase vitamin E supplies in animals. Sesamin has also been found to protect the liver from oxidative damage.
The oil extracted from sesame seeds is of very high medicinal quality, It has the finest flavor and a high boiling point, although sesame seed enriches bakery and candies plus it is also the basis for the creamy, sweet wholesome tahini. Tahini is rich in protein and a very good energy source.
- New crop, Purity: 98-99%
- FFA: 0.9%
- Moisture: Max 2.20%
- Oil content: Min 50%
- Machine cleaned free from live weevils & damage
- Type: Sesame Seeds