• Black sesame contains plenty of protein and important amino acids that are good for the process of growth and regeneration of the body.
  • The high content of calcium and manganese keeps cartilages, bones and teeth healthy.
  • High fiber content improves digestion and creates a favorable environment for the natural intestinal flora.
  • Newest studies have shown that black sesame improves the oxygen saturation of the brain and slows down the aging process of nerve cells and prevents the development of Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Regular consumption of black sesame seeds helps improving the concentration of attention and mental abilities.
  • The seeds are largely used in the manufacture of margarine in Europe.
  • The seeds are used in many traditional south-Indian sweet delicacies, often mixed with roasted peanuts, almonds.
  •  Roasted and crushed seeds are often added in salads, desserts, particularly sundaes and other cream based preparations.
  • Gomashio is a Japan’s specialty, which uses ground sesame seeds.
  • Sesame oil obtained from the seeds is one of the most popular cooking oil in Malaysia, Indonesia and southern states of rural India.

Black Sesame

    • Sesame seeds have a delicate nutty flavor. Their flavor indeed becomes more pronounced once they are gently roasted under low flame heat for a few minutes.
    • Sesame seeds are used liberally in cooking. The seeds ground with olive or any other vegetable oils to prepare semi-solid, flavorful paste are then added to different cuisine.
    • Dry, roasted sesame seeds and vegetable oil are ground into a thin light brown color paste known as tahini. Tahini is one of the main ingredients in famous middle-eastern dish, hummus.
    • Dry fried seeds are sprinkled over toasts, biscuits, breads,cakes, salads, stir fries, etc.

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