Name: Black sesame
Chinese name: 黑芝麻.
Thermal nature: Neutral.
Organ meridian: Liver, spleen and kidney.
Properties: Strengthen liver and kidneys. Relief constipation.
Best for: Use for treating vision and hearing issues due to weakening of liver and kidneys. It is also use for early greying of hair. It is also use to relief constipation.
Serving for one person: 9 to 15g.
Dietary caution: People with loose stools should avoid eating black sesame.
Special note: The medicinal benefits from black sesame is only through consumption of its grinded form (into paste etc) because our digestive system cannot break down the seeds effectively.