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    Benefits of sesame seeds

    • Sesame seeds contain sesamin and sesamolin, substances that is believed to prevent high blood pressure and protect the liver against damage.
    • Sesame seed is a good source of Vitamin E, that is why it can help strengthen the heart and the nervous system.
    • Sesame oil can help remove wrinkles and other skin diseases when applied externally.
    • The oil is also used to remove the milk like crust form on the face and head of an infant.
    • A large amount of sesame seed can help in increasing weight because it is high in calories.
    • Half cup of sesame seeds contains 3 times more calcium than half cup of whole milk.
    • It is valuable in removing intestinal worm and removing pus formation in the body.


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    Cosmetic use of Sesame Seeds

    • Sesame oil applied externally removes wrinkles. It also cures skin diseases.
    • Sesame oil slowly rubbed on the skin soothes sunburn, minor burns and helps in healing process.
    • Daily consumption of sesame seeds helps in gaining weight because of its high caloric contents.
    • Sesame oil makes an ideal massage oil because of its excellent emollient properties.



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    Some more Health Benefits of Sesame Seeds

    • Sesame seeds help in digestion, stimulate blood circulation and benefit the nervous system.
    • Sesame seeds are a best source of iron and zinc. Including sesame seeds in diet would be an ideal choice for vegetarians as it is often reported that they dont get sufficient amount of iron and zinc in their diet.
    • These seeds contain sesamolin and sesamin, components that may help lower cholesterol levels and improve heart health.
    • Sesame seeds are the best source of calcium that contains far more calcium than dairy. cup of sesame seeds contains 3 times more calcium than cup of whole milk.
    • Sesame seeds help relieve constipation. Just eat some seeds if you have constipation to relieve it.
    • Sesame oil effectively treats cracked heels. Apply the oil on your heels after cleaning the area thoroughly before sleep in the night.



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    Re: Benefits of sesame seeds

    Thanks for the info...


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