Sesame seed oil is a rich source of phytonutrients such as omega-6 fatty acids, flavonoid phenolic antioxidants, vitamins and dietary fiber. Regular consumption of these ingenious little seeds provides us with copper, manganese, calcium, magnesium, fatty acids, iron, zinc, phosphorus, vitamin B1, amino acids, selenium, and antioxidants.
These seeds are popular due to their efficiency in possibly promoting hair growth and hair color. They also may help with better sleep, indigestion (constipation), skin health, anti-aging, bone health, and overall health.
Directions: add one teaspoon of sesame seed to boiling water. Steep for 5 to 10 minutes. Strain and enjoy.
FYI: Please consult your healthcare provider prior to use if you are pregnant or nursing, taking any medication, or have a medical condition.
This information in our Herbal Reference Guide is intended only as a general reference for further exploration, and is not a replacement for professional health advice.