Also known as ‘hei zhi ma’/’Kura Goma’
These black sesame seeds are unhulled, Believed to be one of the worlds’ first spices, Black Sesame is grown primarily for its oil-rich seeds, Has rich nutty flavor. They are rich in manganese, copper, calcium, protein,
and B-Vitamins and iron.
Almond, beef, bok choy, broccoli, butter, caramel, cheese, chicken, cilantro, corn, duck, honey, lamb, lemon, miso, olive oil, orange, rice, scallion, shrimp, tofu, watercress.
The Black sesame seed is used whole in Chinese and Japanese cuisine, are prized for their flavor, Has more rich flavor than White Sesame seeds. Natural Black Sesame Seeds are used for flavorings on various bakery products. They are added in several plates, salads and dressings. These natural black sesame seeds have a nutty taste and are sprinkled on several varieties of vegetables, noodles, Stir-Fries, Bread Dough, Cookies , over fruit and nut confectionsr bread sticks and even in rice. And also can be used in pie crusts as well as a substitute for nuts. Furthermore it can be garnished on various starters or as crispy coating on various food items.
Black sesame seeds do add a dramatic garnish when sprinkled over foods just before serving, or roasted and used for making the flavoring ‘Gomasio. In Assam, black sesame seeds are used to make Til Pitha
. Herbal Benefits:
(HERBAL STATEMENT & USES NOT EVALUATED BY FDA)
Black sesame seeds are an extremely good source of calcium; studies have shown that one gram of seeds contains approximately 85 milligrams of calcium (65% more than hulled sesame seeds). Black sesame seeds also have high amounts of protein, phosphorous, iron and magnesium. These minerals help to support healthy bones, muscles, blood, and nervous system, strengthens blood vessels, joints, and bones, and is helpful in relieving arthritis, Supports vascular and respiratory health. Used to improve the health of the bowels, used to promote health to the kidney and liver, and to treat constipation and promote regular bowel movements.
How much black sesame seed should be taken
The typical dosage of black sesame seeds is 9-30 grams per day, ground into a powder and taken alone or in combination with other herbs.