Used as a condiment or to preparae sauces, vegetable spreads, etc. It is recommended to make an emulsion with a little water in order for it to be more digestive. A delicious spread can be made by mixing three parts Miso with one part Tahini and a little hot water, which can be spread on a piece of whole-wheat bread, providing excellent nutrition with high energy value.
In Chinese medicine, sesame is used to lubricate the heart, the liver, the kidneys, the pancreas and the lungs. The high level of lecithin (higher than in soybeans) helps reduce and control cholesterol levels. Sesame seeds also have phytosterols associated with reducing blood cholesterol levels. Very rich in calcium, zinc, iron, and Group B and E vitamins.