Sesame (sesame, simsim) is one of the most important and oldest oilseeds. The main purpose of sesame is to obtain sesame oil. Up to 50-65% of the seeds are in oil, which is used directly in food, as well as in medicine and for technical purposes. Oil obtained by cold pressing from seeds is used in cooking. To taste it resembles olive, in color - light straw.
Sesame seed is one of the oldest seasonings known to man. Seeds, depending on the plant variety, are brown, reddish, black, yellow, and ivory. Darker seeds are considered more fragrant.
The Composition and useful properties of sesame:
In sesame contains vitamins A, B1, B2, B12, C, E, amino acids, minerals, a powerful antioxidant sesamine (calorizator). It is rich in potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, iron, etc. Moreover, together they give the person vivacity and health. It includes a substance such as phytin, which helps to restore the mineral balance in the body, as well as lecithin and dietary fiber.
Sesame is useful for the prevention of multiple ailments, including cancer, it lowers the level of cholesterol in the blood, improves the condition of the hair, nails, nervous system, normalizes metabolism and. Etc.

List of vitamins:

Vitamin A is involved in oxidation-reduction processes, regulation of protein synthesis, promotes normal metabolism, functions of cellular and subcellular membranes, plays an important role in the formation of bones and teeth, as well as fat deposits, is necessary for the growth of new cells, slows down the aging process.

Systemic thiamine deficiency is a causal factor in the development of a number of serious disorders, the leading place in which the lesions of the nervous system occupy. The complex of consequences of thiamine deficiency is known as the beriberi disease.

Vitamin B2 is necessary for the formation of erythrocytes, antibodies, for the regulation of growth and reproductive functions in the body. It is also necessary for the health of the skin, nails, hair growth and in general for the health of the whole organism, including the function of the thyroid gland.

Vitamin C is used as a restorative and stimulating immune system for various diseases (colds, oncological, etc.), and also prophylactically with insufficient intake of food, for example, in the winter-spring period.

Vitamin E prevents the formation of thrombi and promotes their absorption. It also improves fertility, reduces and prevents hot flashes in the menopause. Vitamin E is also used in cosmetology to preserve youthful skin, it promotes skin healing and reduces the risk of scar tissue formation.