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Black Sesame Seeds are similar to the red and white varieties of Sesame Seeds, but they have been referenced and used for medicinal purposes for thousands of years.
They are relatively high in Anti-Oxidants and have high levels of Vitamin-E and minerals such as Calcium. Magnesium, Phosphorus and Iron.
They are recommended for uses such as;
AGING- Black Sesame Seeds can help slow the body's aging process.
HAIR COLOR- Consumption of Black Sesame seeds can slow the graying of a persons hair.
ARTHRITIS- It helps reduce the pain of arthritis, as well as strengthen joints, bones and blood vessel walls.
CONSTIPATION- They are used to help keep bowel movements regular.
RECOVERY- Because it contains so many useful minerals, Black Sesame Seeds are used to help replace those lost during a serious injury or surgery, thus aiding in a quicker recovery.