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Black Sesame Seed - Organic (14 oz.)
Black Sesame Seed - Organic (14 oz.)

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Our Price: $7.99
Unit Size: 14 oz.

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Used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for mitigating premature gray hair, and to nourish and fortify the liver and kidneys. These nutrient-dense seeds are also said to help blurred vision, tinnitus, and dizziness.

Black Sesame seeds have a nutty, slightly sweet flavor and aroma that is enhanced by lightly heating. An extremely good source of calcium, fiber, protein, phosphorous, iron, magnesium, and more. Black Sesame Seeds can be added to your favorite granolas, yogurts, energy bars, crackers, soups, sauces, dips, or breads. Sprinkle them on salads, pasta, and more for a unique nutty flavor! all disease and discomfort is related to an unclean colon. Internal cleansing is essential for a healthy, active lifestyle, especially in this fast paced, fast food society that we now live in.

Why Black Sesame seeds:

Black sesame seeds are an extremely good source of calcium; studies have shown that one gram of seeds contains approximately 85 milligrams of calcium. Black sesame seeds also have high amounts of protein, phosphorous, iron and magnesium. In some patients, black sesame seeds are used to help patients recover from serious illnesses and fevers, treat constipation and promote regular bowel movements. Some practitioners recommend using black sesame seeds with polygonum to keep a person's hair looking rich and dark.

In traditional Chinese medicine, black sesame seeds have sweet and neutral properties, and are associated with the Kidney and Liver meridians. They function to tonify yin jing and blood, moisten the intestines, and help build the spirit, or shen.

The seeds are exceptionally rich in iron, magnesium, manganese, copper, and calcium (90 mg per tablespoon for unhulled seeds, 10 mg for hulled), and contain vitamin B1 (thiamine) and vitamin E (tocopherol). They contain lignans, including a unique content of sesamin, which are phytoestrogens with antioxidant and anti-cancer properties. Sesame seeds also contain phytosterols associated with reduced levels of blood cholesterol. The nutrients of sesame seeds are better absorbed if they are ground or pulverized before consumption, as in tahini.

Sesame seeds contain a high amount of the anti-nutrient phytic acid.

Sesame oil is used for massage and health treatments of the body (abhyanga and shirodhara) and teeth (oil pulling) in the ancient Indian ayurvedic system. Ayurveda views sesame oil as the most viscous of the plant oils and believes it may pacify the health problems associated with Vata aggravation.


Are Foods Alive Organic Black Sesame Seeds painted black or are any other substances added to make it look darker?
No. There are different variables that cause the seeds to look unique and different with each crop/season when it's harvested.
Our supplier runs the Black Sesame Seed through a machine called a Color Sortex Machine that sorts the seeds with regards to a consistent size and color and removes all impurities. We receive a certificate of analysis for each batch of Black Sesame Seed that analyzes and shows that it's safe to consume. Before we purchase each batch of Black Sesame Seed, we receive a sample and test it to make sure it sprouts and then we press it into oil and check the taste of the oil. It must pass all of these tests before we choose a batch of Black Sesame Seed.

Ingredients: Black Sesame Seed (whole entire seed)*

*Organic Ingredient

Shelf Life = 2 year

Country of Origin: Bolivia or India

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Contains Calcium, Phosphorus, Manganese, Iron, Magnesium, Copper, Zinc, Vitamin E, Thiamin (B1), Riboflavin (B2) and Folate (B9) 2g Dietary Fiber 3.2g of Protein

Average Rating: 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 12 Write a review »

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Wonderful December 27, 2016
Reviewer: Peter from USA  
Really great product.  I soaked them and made black sesame tahini hummus which was amazing.  Would highly recommend.

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Black Sesame Seeds August 10, 2016
Reviewer: Mr. C from INDIANAPOLIS, IN United States  
Really enjoy these seeds - High In Fiber.  Perfect for baking.  No need for eggs if you use 1/8 cup of these.  Get the batter in the oven quickly or you will have a gelled mess.  Be sure if you mix these seeds with other seeds to eat as a snack you drink plenty of water or you will get REALLY dehydrated.  I made this mistake.

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Second Order with Foods Alive August 5, 2016
Reviewer: E from Virginia  
I returned because of the high quality of the product and the excellent customer service.  I highly recommend!

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Organic non-gmo black sesame seed June 19, 2016
Reviewer: luluk from Irvine, CA United States  
I am very happy to find the organic non-gmo black sesame seed from Foods Alive. Received the black sesame seeds and enjoy them every day.

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Black Seasame Seeds February 20, 2016
Reviewer: Janette Boesch from Apple Valley, CA United States  
I as very impressed with Foods Alive and will definitely order again. The service was fast snd a good quality product. I really really enjoyed the free products to try I will be buying them again also everything was good quality

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