Nature's Wonder – Sesame Seeds & its Benefits

Sesame seed, commonly called 'til' in India, is also the oldest crop seed. It is rich in protein, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants and is usually used in food to give a crunchy and nutty feel. This seed is also used as an ingredient in soap, lubricant, and cosmetics, it is grown for the oil present in the seed, and that's why it is considered an oil seed.

There are two types of sesame seeds, white & black, where white is used to give flavor and a nutty feel. On the other hand, black sesame seeds are more potent in flavor and darker in the aroma.

Benefits of Sesame Seeds

Sesame seed has many health benefits as it is a good source of fiber, which are essential in improving the digestive system and reducing the risk of heart attack and obesity. Moreover, it is also effective in allaying the risks of other cancer-related problems as it can lower cholesterol and triglycerides with the help of organic elements. It has saturated polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats as well.

Sesame seed is a natural source of protein that develops muscle and balances hormones naturally. It reduces blood pressure, which helps alleviate the risk of chronic diseases. They are high in magnesium, lignans, antioxidants, and vitamin E, helping reduce blockage in arteries.

It nourishes and heals your body from the inside and has healthy nutrients that boost human bone health. It also reduces inflammation.

As per the records, people suffering from kidney disease can eat a mix of sesame seeds and other seeds to reduce the inflammation rate by around 60 to 70 percent.

Sesame seed is a vital source of vitamin B, and antioxidants like lignans, which are present in sesame seeds, help reduce many types of stress and the chemical reaction in your body or cells, which may lead to many chronic diseases. It strengthens your immune system with the help of rich ingredients, such as iron, zinc, and copper.  Sesame seeds help fight infection because of antibacterial properties and antioxidants such as sesamolin and sesamin, which help protect your body from the virus that can damage your cells and health. Diseases like strep throat, staph infection, and plaque in teeth can also be treated with the help of sesame seeds.


Seeing the many health benefits of sesame seeds, you should incorporate them either into your diet or as an external application oil. Little Rituals is a pioneer brand known for manufacturing scentifically proven, luxurious rich cold-pressed natural black sesame oil enriched with the combination of balloon vine extract, echium oil, and sunflower unsaponifiable fraction, which is known for strengthening skin barrier fraction.

Ayurvedic techniques make our oils with plant-based actives and vegan. These are entirely natural and extracted from cold-pressed to preserve sensitive nutrients. Today, you can buy our cold pressed black sesame oil infused with plan actives directly from our website. 


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