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Black sesame seeds

Black sesame seeds in Chinese is Hei Zhi Ma and in Arabia Hubub Simsam Aswd حب ب سمسم اسود, and are full of healthy fats, protein, B vitamins, minerals, fibre, and several essential antioxidants. In TICM, black sesame seeds are used regularly and beloved for their properties and their actions in supporting the body. Taking black sesame seeds can heal all chronic illnesses after 100 days, improve skin tone on body and face after 1 year, reverse grey hair after 2 years, and regrow teeth after 3 years. From the Compendium of Materia Medica, the largest and most comprehensive medical writings in the history of TICM. In TICM, the colour of food provides an important clue to some of its properties. Black foods nourish the Kidneys, supporting the reproductive systems, strengthening bones, increasing libido, and favouring longevity. Strengthen the Kidney and Liver channels helping our complexion, hair and nails. Tonify Yin, which is essential for aging healthfully for our skin, for our joints and for our reproductive organs. Tonify Jing which is our life essence stored in the Kidneys. Tonify Blood which is essential to a healthy life. Help build our Shen which is our Spirit and mind. To best consume black sesame seeds, you can grind them in a mortar and pestle or coffee grinder and put in your food. Or you can break them down in your mouth.

Note: Black sesame seeds botanical name is sesamum indicum and, is a different species to Black seeds known as nigella sativa. There is a difference in looks, texture, taste, therapeutic values.

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