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Allah’s Medicine Chest: Sesame (Sesamum indicum)

By Hwaa Irfan

Radiation, plastics, cigarette smoke, chemicals in soft drinks, pesticides, and many more common substances have all been found to damage our DNA. Our cells become inhibited in producing what our bodies need and our bodies become challenged in re-growing healthy cells. Sesamum indicum is one of nature’s blessings that assists in DNA repair.

Sesame seeds can take for granted if it wasn’t for the distinctive flavor they present, especially in the delicious thick sauce tahina which can bring any unappetizing meal alive, and the sweet, halawa/halva always tastes like a luxury!

Believed to be native to Africa, and India, Sesamum indicum belongs to the Pedaliaceae family of the plant kingdom. It was introduced to the U.S. from Africa, in the 17th century.

There are 30 species of this white, brown, or black seeds known as Juljulan, Zelzlane, Simsim

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Biólogo mexicano practicante de YOGA, interesado en AYURVEDA y actividades ambientales.
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