Seed is the seed of an annual herb, Sesamum indicum, which grows well in
hot climates. Sesame Seed is the most commonly produced seed. The
yellowish, red, or black seeds are used in bread products, stir-fries,
Jewish and Chinese confectionaries, and Middle Eastern dishes.
have a nut-like, mild flavor.
Sesame Seeds are
easy to toast. Place them in a pan and stir over medium heat for a minute
or two until they brown lightly. Add Sesame Seeds to cookie dough, pie
pastry, and yeast breads. Sprinkle over creamed spinach, buttered noodles,
eggplant dishes, and mixed vegetable stir-fries. Blend with butter or
mayonnaise to make a nutty spread for chicken, turkey, or tuna sandwiches.
nutrients from one seed to another vary, but they all contain protein,
oils (oleic acid, liuoleic acid, palmitoleic acid, araehidic acid and
tetracosanoic acid) lecithin, minerals (Ca, P, K, Fe) saccharide,
cellulose, VB2, VE, niacin, folic acid, sterol, sesamd, sesamin and
cytochrome C. Unhulled seeds contain more calcium then hulled seeds.
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uses: Sesame is supposed to
tonify kidney, liver and relax the bowel. It is used for the treatment of
constipation due to hard stools, tinnitus, anaemia, clizziness and poor
vision. Mix powdered toasted sesame seeds with ground tuckahoe. Stir one
to two teaspoonful into warm water and take in the mornings.