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Chewing a spoonful of black sesame seeds * will decrease the feeling of weakness and exhaustion in a person.The seeds must be chewed well .A glass of water may be taken immediately after chewing but one must avoid drinking or eating anything for another hour.
People suffering from loose motions should avoid this.
* Kala til in Hindi
Nalla nuvvulu in Telugu
Karuppu ellu in Tamil
Black Sesame seeds have a longer shelf life than its white counterpart.It is not de husked so it is richer in Calcium and minerals . Some people find that it has a nuttier flavour. The black seeds are preferred sometimes to make Aushadams in Ayurveda.