BENEFITS OF SESAME

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Sesame seed oil helps new mothers to pass out lochia, shrinks back the uterus, prevents constipation and increases the secretion of breast milk.

Sesame Oil

Sufficient intake of sesame oil during confinement is believed to help in the contraction of the womb, which was being severely stretched during childbirth. It also helps to eliminate remaining blood clots and stimulate lactation.

Besides being used in cooking, sesame oil has now been commonly used as a therapeutic product. It is used as massage oil for its ability to moisturize the skin and relieve muscle exhaustion. Fatty acids in sesame oil help in accelerating wounds healing and stimulate tissue repair process hence the oil is also used as an ointment for local application.

So next time when you are craving for snacks while enjoying your favourite TV program, pop some roasted sesame seeds instead.

至今,华人依旧在坐月子时以麻油烹煮食物。妇女在生产过程中血液与水分的流失,使身体级虚弱。适量的麻油摄 取有助于收缩子宫,排除剩余的血块并增加母乳的分泌量。

芝麻油可用为食用油,亦可作外科用途。把芝麻油涂在皮肤上,能滋润肌肤并消除疲劳。早在古埃及、希腊与罗马 时期,就被用为美容与按摩油。芝麻油也可用来当作防晒油等。

从芝麻所含有的营养成份可看出,芝麻不单是健康的食用油,它也可称为是一种“从饮食中所摄取的药”。可见芝 麻虽小,妙用无穷。

Did you know?

Sesame seed oil helps new mothers to pass out lochia, shrinks back the uterus, prevents constipation and increases the secretion of breast milk.