|Urdu Name:||تل سیاہ /کالے تل|
|English Name:||Sesame Seeds|
|Scientific Name:||Sesamum indicum|
|Arabic Name:||بذور السمسم|
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Sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) is a crop that is grown mainly for the oil in its seeds, which is why it is considered an oilseed. It is native to tropical areas in Asia, Africa, and South America.
Sesame seeds are rich in protein, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. They are commonly added to certain foods to provide a nutty flavor and crunchy texture.
Sesame seeds are also used as an ingredient in soap, cosmetics, lubricants, and medicines.
There is a reason people have been growing sesame seeds around the world since prehistoric times—they are good for you in a number of ways.
Among other health benefits, consuming sesame seeds can help in the following ways:
- Lower Your Cholesterol
- Fight Infections
- Oral Health
- Aid in Diabetes Treatment
- Help Prevent and Treat Cancer
- Vitamin B1
A sesame allergy can cause a severe allergic reaction, which can be life threatening. A person will need immediate medical attention if they have symptoms of a severe allergic reaction, which can include:
- swollen throat
- a tight feeling in the chest
- difficulty breathing
- feeling dizzy
- flushed skin
- skin rash
- a feeling of dread