Botanical name: Sesamum indicum
Sesame is a small, white, flat, oval seed. One of the first oil seeds known to mankind, Sesame seeds have been widely used in cuisine as well as traditional medicines for their nutritive, preventive, and curative properties. Sesame seeds are an important source of phyto-nutrients such as omega-6 fatty acids, Flavonoid and Phenolic anti-oxidants, Vitamins and dietary fiber with reported potential anti-cancer, as well as health promoting properties.
Nutritional Value: Very low in Cholesterol and Sodium. It is also a good source of Calcium, iron, Magnesium and Phosphorus, and a very good source of Copper and Manganese..
Germination: Not applicable. This seed is included in our range for its flavour and health benefits