Tuesday, September 18, 2012

HEALTH BENEFITS OF SESAME SEEDS


Since a handful ofsesame seeds contain more calcium than a glass of milk, they are beneficial for maintaining bones and preventing disorders related to week bones and teeth. As such, osteoporosis in middle aged and older women is prevented to a great extent.

Sesame seeds have anti-cancer properties due to the presence of sesamin and sesamolin. Consuming sesame seeds regularly has been proved to inhibit the development and growth of cancerous cells and help in its treatment.



They contain dietary fiber which promotes good digestive health, cures constipation and treats other related disorders.

By lowering and preventing high blood pressure and cholesterol, the sesamolin and sesamin in sesame seeds are beneficial for protecting against cardiovascular system diseases and disorders.

Menopausal women suffering from various menopausal symptoms, like hot flushes and insomnia, are successfully alleviated with sesame seeds consumption, especially the black varieties.

Sesame seeds and sesame oil are highly effective for healthy skin and stronger hair. The oil contains properties which soothes skin burns and prevents several skin related disorders. This oil is also used for puja purpose.

Head massage with sesame will reduce the body temperature and this massage is very good for eyes also. Applying sesame oil for head atleast monthly once is advisable.

The high copper content in sesame seeds will strengthening the bones, joints and blood vessels.

Sesame seeds are also effective in lowering high blood pressure, alleviating asthma and preventing migraine attacks, due to the presence of magnesium in good amounts.

Regular application of sesame seed oil over the skeleton system, especially major joints like knee, elbow and shoulder helps in protecting from arthritis and other health conditions.

The oil is extremely beneficial for good oral health. Mouth gargling of this oil reduces the bacteria by almost 85%, giving you fresh breath and shining teeth.

Taking sesame seeds with jaggery is good for mother's who feed there baby's.


 

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