The word "sesame" is from Latin sesam. Sesame seed is considered to be the oldest oil seed crop known to humanity.um or Greek sēsamon; derived from Arabic semsem. From these roots, words with the generalized meaning “oil, liquid fat” were derived.
Sesame is the richest source of most of the inorganic nutrients, says a report published in the Journal of the American Oil Chemists Society. The impressive levels of essential minerals like zinc, calcium, and phosphorus found in sesame seeds can be a major boost for your bone health. These minerals are integral parts in creating new bone matter, and strengthening/repairing bones that may be weakened by injury or the onset of debilitating bone conditions like osteoporosis.