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Sesame seeds: An ancient food with therapeutic uses

Sesame seeds are popular for culinary preparations, but they can have a host of benefits as well. Discover interesting facts about these seeds, as well as their many uses.  Sesame seeds (Sesamum indicum) are some of the oldest plants cultivated, with a history dating back thousands of years in various cultures. Hindus viewed sesame seeds as a symbol of immortality, while Egyptians and Persians used them as flour. Today, they’re used for cooking or as a condiment, with China, India and Japan being the most prominent users of sesame as an oil.  Read more....



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