Sesame. Sesame seeds are unique as a chemical structure. They are packed with nutrients, minerals, antioxidants and vitamins, which give them an excellent taste: they are delicious, aromatic and crisp.
Sesame seeds contain 5% water, 50% fat, 25% carbohydrates, 20% protein and essential amino acids (contain 50% more protein than meat) and high quality protein and amino acids. you are growing. They are very rich in calcium, and sesame milk is a good substitute for animal milk.
Sesame seeds are also incredible sources of essential minerals:
- Vitamin B: vitamin B complex (B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, except vitamin B12 and folic acid), vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin E . In addition, they contain two unique substances belonging to a special group of fibers called lignans which contribute greatly to the curative abilities of sesame seeds.
- It is worth highlighting the presence of oleic acid in sesame seeds that removes bad cholesterol from the body and cleanses the blood and linoleic acid (omega 3), two compounds with heart and vascular protection properties. So, they have low cholesterol and sodium.
Used in gastronomy and in traditional medicine
- The base is white (to yellow), black and red (in fact, from red to blue, violet) depending on the nutritional content.
- White tea is used to treat calcium deficiency and is rich in calcium and magnesium (very useful for children and women at menopause), but also in lecithin (very useful for the third age especially for memory loss).
- Red chili is used for iron deficiency (anemia).
- Black sour is rich in nutrients than others, being the source of the best oil for healing purposes. It is sweet and flavored with walnuts. It’s 60% fats useful for health along with lecithin, calcium, vitamin E, and is an effective source of calcium, high amounts of protein, iron and magnesium.
- Nowadays, sesame is grown in India, Myanmar and China, and in Europe, Greece and southern Italy.
- In the Middle East, sesame seeds have been used for thousands of years in traditional medicine but also in gastronomy.
They have incredible nutritional, preventive and curative properties.
The products obtained from the processing of sesame seeds are extremely tasty and consistent:
- sesame oil
- tahini (sesame paste which is rich in unsaturated fatty acids)
- halva (derived from tahini)
- GOMASIO – a real antacid medicine
GOMASIO is ripe and partially ground meringue, combined with salt. It is the main spice of the macrobiotic diet (based on wholegrain cereals and vegetables), particularly effective in strengthening the immune system and preventing, even treating cancer.
The main qualities of the spice are calcium intake and alkalinity of the blood, making it a real antacid medicine. It greatly reduces digestive acidity, improves digestion, assimilates food, and instantly increases energy.
Used instead of salt, GOMASIO gives the food a delicious taste, being also an excellent hardener and regenerator for hair and nails. Helps heal inflammatory diseases caused by an acidic diet and has a curative effect on all blood diseases, including diabetes and cancer. Consumed daily significantly changes the quality of blood.
- Sesame seeds can prevent osteoporosis due to calcium content.
- They’re laxatives.
- Detoxifying effect for liver and kidney.
- Sesame seeds strengthen the immune system, especially in cases of chronic fatigue and convalescence.
- Grow fertility and are an aphrodisiac.
- Burns are treated with a porridge of grated sesame seeds and water. Sesame seed oil soothes burns due to excessive exposure to sunlight.
- Seeds offer significant energy intake in nutrition disorders.
- Sesame oil has emollient properties that help keep your skin fine.
- One of the best-known benefits of sesame seeds is the anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effect they have on the body. Seeds reduce the effect of radiotherapy and neutralize free radicals: they prevent and are adjuncts to arthritis, asthma, migraines, menstrual-cycle pain, and multiple sclerosis.
- They are antitumoral: specialists claim that sesame seeds inhibit the growth of cancer cells in malignant melanoma as well as colon cancer.
The benefits of sesame in various diseases
- Diabetes: A 2011 study has shown that sesame oil improves the efficacy of oral anti-diabetic drugs in patients with type II diabetes mellitus.
- Hypertension. Seeds reduce cholesterol levels.
- Gingivitis: Rinsing mouth with sesame oil helps reduce bacteria and mouth infections.
- Atherosclerosis: sesame seed oil prevents the formation of atherosclerotic lesions due to lignan-rich content.
- Black sesame seeds improve intestinal transit and treat constipation.
- To treat muscular pains, massage with sesame oil is recommended and for joints, it is recommended to combine sesame oil with raspberry ginger and the resulting paste is applied to the affected area.
- The intake of sesame seeds is an excellent tonic for blood platelets due to the vitamin T they contain.
- Applying sesame oil to the scalp helps to stop the lice.
Recipe for Gomasio:
Use 10 or 15 parts of sesame and 1 part of salt. Fry the salt, then let it cool; then grind as finely as possible. Fry the paddy sesame at low temperature, stirring constantly until it does not burn until it becomes crisp. Once it has cooled down, the seeds are squeezed over the salt just to break the seeds without getting a paste.
The recipe for a rejuvenating tonic with aphrodisiac effect:
Four (4) tablespoons of roasted sesame seeds, a bunch of fresh spinach, two tablespoons olive oil, 7-10 fresh mushrooms, sliced, 12-15 cherry or grape berries. It consumes 21 days.
YOU KNOW THAT:
- Susan sparks passion and brings the longevity of the one who constantly consumes it. (Known in India as “rasayana”, meaning “prolonged life”)
- Sesame seeds have been used in Asia, Africa, Ancient Egypt and Babylon for thousands of years.
- Aphrodisiac and rejuvenating: are the quality of sesame oil, obtained by grinding the seeds.
- The black sour cream, due to its composition, has the property of delaying the aging of the body (those who consume black sesame have smooth skin and loose late).