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The Effect of Sesame on Health

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The Effect of Sesame on Health

Sesame seeds : Today, health is one of the main concerns of human beings, and people around the world spend a lot of money every year to maintain their health.

The World Health Organization defines health as:

A condition in which an individual’s physical, mental, and social dimensions are perfect, which means that health is not merely the absence of disease.

Today, humans use natural substances to maintain health and prevent diseases.

Medicinal plants are also natural and suitable for the human body, with beneficial effects for maintaining health and treating diseases.

Sesame and its products are among the plants that have an extraordinary role in human health.

What is Sesame?

Sesame is an annual plant growing 50 to 150 cm tall, with opposite leaves which are petiolate and hairy. The calyx is 2-6 mm long, and the flowers are white, red, or purple.

The seeds, leaves, and roots are the medicinal part of this plant.

The scientific name of sesame is Sesamum Orientable, and it is called Sesame Seed in English.

Therapeutic Information of Sesame Plant

This plant contains protein, lignans, unsaturated fatty acids, vitamins B1, B2, and E, iron, copper, zinc, calcium, phytic acid, sodium, and magnesium.

Medicinal-Therapeutic Properties of Ground Sesame
  • Lowering cholesterol
  • Cancer prevention
  • Laxative
  • Aphrodisiac
  • Natural antibacterial
  • Bone strength and health
  • Prevention of cardio-vascular diseases
Medicinal-Therapeutic Properties of Sesame
  • Prevention of constipation
  • Treatment of skin inflammations
  • Useful in rheumatism treatment
  • Relieving shortness of breath and asthma
  • Treatment of hemorrhoids
  • Treatment of vertigo
  • Treatment of anemia
  • Aphrodisiac
  • Increasing milk production in breastfeeding mothers
  • Treatment of inflammatory bowel disease
Medicinal-Therapeutic Properties of Sesame Oil
  • Helping to keep the skin and hair healthy
  • Reducing stress
  • Lowering blood pressure
  • Diabetes prevention
  • Healing of wounds
  • Removing skin wrinkles
  • Aiding weight loss

Sesame oil is an unsaturated oil, and its seeds have the highest amount of oil among vegetable oil seeds.

How to Make Sesame Oil:

Sesame seeds are washed and ground, after which water is added to separate the skin. The seeds are then dried and mixed with boiling water to form a paste. The resulting paste is pressed to separate the oil, which is called the first cold-pressed sesame oil. An oil is obtained from residues under heat and pressure, called second hot-pressed oil.

Supplier Sesame in Iran

Maleki Commercial exports the best quality sesame according to the needs of the customers in the form of EXW, FCA, CPT, CIP, DAT, DAP, FOB, FAC, CFR, and CIF.

Maleki Commercial, the Largest Exporter of Sesame Seed

Maleki Commercial is the largest direct exporter of sesame in Iran and Asia. Maleki Commercial exports the best quality Sesame according to the needs of the customers in the form of EXW, FCA, CPT, CIP, DAT, DAP, FOB, FAC, CFR, and CIF.

You can contact our consulting department for bulk purchase.
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