In Chinese Medicine materia medica Black Sesame Seed is considered beneficial for the middle and older age group. It can increase energy, tonify the brain and slow aging. It is often prescribed for low back ache, painful or tight and stiff joints, weakness in the joints and constipation.
It is also a Beauty, Hair & Skin food!
Chinese Medicine considers the hair and skin to be an external manifestation of the body’s internal state of health. For example, the hair is nourished by the Blood and the skin receives moisture from the body’s Yin. When the Yin and the Blood are deficient, it will affect the hair and the skin. It may cause hair loss, dry skin or itchy skin. Eat more black sesame for beautiful shiny hair and glowing skin.