Half a Cup of sesame seeds contains three times more calcium than the same amount of milk. Sesame is one of the oldest plants cultivated by man and is highly valued for its nutritional oil derived from its seeds.
More than 3,500 years sesame used by people also because of their useful properties. Soldiers in Greece always had a bag of sesame seeds, which they ate when in need of extra energy. The Roman soldiers had used in his long campaigns of a sort of paste made from sesame seeds mixed with caraway seeds and spread on bread, as do the Arabs today. Babylonian women were delighted with the masks made from sesame seeds with honey, which sposobstvovali revitalize cells and maintaining the beauty of the skin.
Sesame seeds are known for their rich content of minerals, copper, manganese, calcium, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, b vitamins and vitamin E, unsaturated fatty acids and polyunsaturated fats such as omega-6. Tablespoon unrefined sesame seeds (about 5 grams) contains 88 mg of calcium.
Half a Cup of raw sesame seeds provide 74% of the daily value of copper, 31.6% of calcium and 35.1% of magnesium. Sesame helps to restore the functions of the nervous and cardiovascular system, and supports the strength of the skeletal system. Due to its miraculous composition, it helps in the treatment of arthritis, respiratory diseases, infections of the bladder, nesvarenie and constipation.