Black sesame seeds are the most common tonic herb in Chinese cooking. Chinese have used black sesame seeds as a natural hair treatment for thousands of years. People believe it helps to restore hair color, and grow thick, strong hair very efficiently.
Do you want to have shiny and healthy hair? There's no need to buy any expensive hair products or treatments. To grow shiny and healthy hair, all you need is black sesame seeds. And it suits all hair types.
Apart from the beneficial effects on hair, sesame is also good for general health. Sesame contains healthy quantities of many minerals, vitamins and other compounds. According to published references, these ingredients include iron, magnesium, calcium, potassium, zinc, copper, phosphorous, vitamin E, vitamin B1, vitamin B6, unsaturated oleic and linoleic fatty acids (omega-6 source), protein, and folic acid. Sesame also contains substantial quantities of a unique anti-oxidant, Sesamin.
Some simple black sesame hair treatment remedies.
1.Black sesame drink: Blend 110g black sesame seeds, 2 cups of water and 2 tablespoons of rock sugar in a food processor till smooth.
2.Black sesame milk : When drinking warm warm milk, stir in one or two tablespoons of black sesame powder.
3.Black sesame and black bean milk: Blend one cup cooked black beans, few tablespoons of black sesame seeds, 4 cups of warm water and rock sugar to taste in a food processor, to make a smooth drink.
4.Black sesame salt: Grind 130g black sesame seeds, and 2 teaspoons of sea salt in a food processor, till it forms a powder. Use it on salad, steam vegetables, rice or noodles dishes. Note, for this particular recipe, do not overblend the sesame, or it becomes a sticky paste.
5.Black sesame seeds: Simply eat it as a snack like other kinds of nuts, 15g to 25g a day. Or serve on salads, grills, to give a special aroma and crunchy taste.
6.Black sesame oil: Try to get pure black sesame oil. Use ginger to flavor the oil for stir fried dishes.
7.Black sesame and honey spread: Blend 130g black sesame seeds, 80ml vegetable oil, 80ml honey, and 1 tablespoon black sesame oil in a food processor to make a smooth paste. Spread on bread, or sandwich or cookies.
8.Black sesame rice porridge: Blend 70g black sesame seeds, and 1 cup cooked rice, 1 cup warm water, and 2 tablespoons black sugar in a food processor to mix well. Bring the black sesame and rice mixture to boil then simmer for a few minutes to make rice porridge (congee).
Is it so easy to grow healthy and beautiful hair?
Yes, for most people, it is. According to some ancient herbal books, black sesame is a very good tonic for the liver and kidneys, and helps in producing blood cells. And black sesame improves blood circulation, which carries the nutrients more effectively to all of the hair, skin, and body.
Black sesame seeds are a very good source of vitamin E, which is known for hair and skin care. The lecithin and protein in the black sesame seeds are scientifically proven to have beneficial effects on growing hair.
Although it is simple to eat food that contains black sesame seeds in order to improve hair quality, you still need to be patient, because, as with most dietary measures of this kind, it takes from weeks to months to notice a real difference.
Some practitioners recommend using black sesame seeds with polygonum to keep a person's hair looking rich and dark