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Sesame seed -Interactive Multipurpose Slides including variety of information.

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Sesame seed -Interactive Multipurpose Slides including variety of information.

  1. 1. Nomenclature: Origin • Scientific classification :- • Kingdom: Plantae • Subdivisions: Angiosperms, Eudicots, Asterids • Order: Lamiales • Family: Pedaliaceae • Genus: Sesamum • Species: S. indicum • Binomial Name: Sesamum indicum • Common Name: Sesame seed or ‘Til’ Discoverer of the Sesame Plant - George Moritz Ebers (German Egyptologist)
  2. 2. Sesame Seedlings Sesame Flower Sesame Seeds Sesame Seed Pods
  3. 3. • Sesame seed provides a traditional source of oil for many communities in India. The country produces around 680000 metric tons of sesame seed annually and stands at the second place in terms of production. The list of all the major sesame-producing states in India is shown below  Gujarat  West Bengal  Rajasthan  Tamil Nadu  Orissa  Madhya Pradesh  Andhra Pradesh  Maharashtra  Uttar Pradesh  Punjab  Karnataka Sesame Seed Oil
  5. 5. Top ten sesame producers in 2010 Country Production (million ton) Yields (ton/hectare) Burma 0.72 0.46 India 0.62 0.34 China 0.59 1.22 Ethiopia 0.31 0.99 Sudan 0.25 0.19 Uganda 0.17 0.61 Nigeria 0.12 0.38 Burkina Faso 0.09 0.72 Niger 0.09 0.50 Somalia 0.07 0.96 World Total 3.84 0.49
  6. 6. • Sesame varieties have adapted to many soil types. • The crops thrive best on well-drained, fertile soils of medium texture and neutral pH. • Sesame crops require 90 to 120 frost free days. Warm conditions above 23 °C (73 °F) favor growth. • The seeds need to be harvested as dry as possible. Else it can quickly heat up and become rancid. • The photoperiod also impacts the oil content in sesame seed; increased photoperiod increases oil content. • Rainfall late in the season prolongs growth and increases high harvest-shattering losses.
  7. 7. • Makes a great massage oil for babies • Sesame oil or ’til ’oil massage showed to improve the bone strength and their growth in babies. • Beats osteoporosis • Due to the zinc and calcium present in sesame seeds, they are great in preventing osteoporosis. • Improves the efficacy of certain diabetes drugs • sesame helps to reduce blood pressure and reduces the glucose levels in the blood when combined with the widely used anti-diabetic drug glibenclamide. • Helps recovery after a stroke • Studies on animal models found that sesame seeds are great in restoring the blood flow to parts of the brain that have lost circulation due to a stroke. • Helps maintain healthy bones in children Sesame seeds are rich in dietary proteins and very good quality of amino acids that are essential for the growth of bones in children.
  8. 8. • Sesame seeds are highly beneficial in the treatment of piles. They can be taken in the form of sweet - meats . • A poultice of the sesame seeds can be applied externally with beneficial results over ulcers, burns and scalds. • Sesame seeds are rich in iron. An emulsion is prepared by grinding them after soaking in warm water . The paste then be mixed with a cup of milk and sweetened with jaggery should be given to patients suffering from anemia. • The seeds are valuable in respiratory disorders. An infusion of sesame seeds,mixed with a tablespoonful of linseed, a pinch of common salt and a desert spoonful of honey should be given once at night. It gives beneficial results in acute and chronic bronchitis, pneumonia and asthma.
  9. 9. • Preparation Time: 5 mins Cooking Time: 10 mins Makes 12 laddus Showing ingredients for 10 laddus Ingredients • 3/4 cup sesame seeds (til) 1/2 cup jaggery (gur) 3/4 tsp ghee 1/4 cup crushed peanuts 1/2 tsp ghee for greasing
  10. 10. How It’s Done..
  11. 11. Hope That You Enjoy this lip smacking dish