Foods Alive, Superfood, Organic Black Sesame Seeds, 12 oz (338 g)
- USDA Organic
- Non GMO
- Gluten Free
- Certified Vegan
- CRC Kosher
- Green America Approved Business
- Certified Organic by Ecocert
- Open Sesame.. say it, you know you want to! -Black sesame seeds can be added to all your favorite granolas, yogurts, energy bars, soups, dips, spread and backed goods to add a unique nutty flavor and color appeal.
In traditional Chinese medicine, black sesame seeds have sweet and neutral properties, and are associated with the kidney and liver meridiansThey function to tonify yin jing and blood, moisten the intestines, and help build the spirit, or shen.
A good source of calcium, fiber, iron, protein, phosphorus, magnesium and more. Sesame seeds have a nutty, slightly sweet flavor and aroma that is enhanced by light heating.
Mix black sesame seeds with honey to create a sweet treat called Helva. In ancient times, women are believed o have eaten this mixture to prolong youth and beauty, while Roman soldiers ate this mixture for strength and energy.
Did you know that black sesame seeds have been used in traditional Chinese medicine for mitigating premature gray hair? Foods Alive also presses black sesame oil, which is used for massage and health treatments of the body (abhyanga and shirodhara) and teeth (oil pulling) in the ancient Indian ayurvedic system.
Black Sesame Tahini
Soak 1 cup black sesame seeds for about 2 hours, then drain and rinse thoroughly. Place seeds in blender with 1/2 cup water and a pinch of salt. Blend until you have a thick, creamy sesame paste. Add garlic, onion, curcumin or red pepper to taste. Enjoy!
Organic black sesame seeds.Product of Bolivia or Mexico.
Packaged in a facility that uses nuts.
|Serving Size: 2 tbsp (14 grams)|
|Serving Per Container: 24|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value*|
|Calories from Fat||80|
|Total Fat||9 g||14%|
|Saturated Fat||1.25 g||5%|
|Trans Fat||0 g|
|Polyunsaturated Fat||4 g|
|Monounsaturated Fat||3.4 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||4 g||1%|
|Dietary Fiber||2 g||8%|
|*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:|