Sesame has long been considered one of the most healing foods around the world. Honey has also long been known for its beneficial effects on human health. That’s why honey and sesame are a perfect combination that should be on your menu more often.
Below you can find out more about the mixture of sesame and honey, about their healing properties and how you can quickly and easily prepare delicious cakes and paste from these two healthy foods.
7 amazing benefits of this combination
Back in ancient Babylon, women believed that with the help of a mixture of sesame and honey, they could preserve beauty and youth, and this miraculous mixture gave strength and energy to soldiers. According to some traditions, Achilles and other ancient Greek warriors ate sesame and honey, while the first historian Herodotus mentions the famous honey and sesame cakes in his writings. In addition to its excellent taste, the combination of sesame and honey is a rich source of healthy and nutritious ingredients. It contains vitamins A, B and E, minerals such as magnesium, zinc and calcium, as well as omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids. Doctors generally recommend that sesame and honey be taken in the morning on an empty stomach.
Thanks to the high content of nutrients, the mixture of sesame and honey is still considered the number one medicine for various diseases. Honey and sesame cakes are still eaten all over the world today and are appreciated both for their extraordinary taste and for their numerous health benefits.
They regulate cholesterol and blood pressure. Sesame and honey help to lower bad cholesterol and high blood pressure, and they also serve to improve circulation.
They treat anemia. Sesame seeds and honey can be used to make a medicinal preparation that helps treat anemia and is especially recommended for anemic people. Below you will see a recipe for how to make this medicine.
They strengthen potency. The mixture of sesame and honey has been known since ancient times as an extremely powerful aphrodisiac, which increases sexual desire and potency. You can easily make sesame and honey cookies that will increase your sexual pleasure.
They give energy. Sesame and honey in combination are a great source of energy. If you regularly consume this mixture, you will be extremely energetic and vital. Sesame and honey are therefore highly recommended for people suffering from chronic fatigue and general weakness of the body.
Better digestion. Honey and sesame have a beneficial effect on the digestive system and promote digestion. If you consume this mixture regularly, you will no longer have problems with constipation, gas and bloating.
They help in losing weight. In addition to speeding up the metabolism, the combination of sesame and honey contains few calories and reduces the desire for sweets, because honey is sweet enough on its own.
Mental health. Honey and sesame in combination have a very beneficial effect on the nervous system. Thanks to its medicinal properties, this mixture calms the nerves and helps to treat anxiety, depression and nervousness. Sesame seeds and honey have been proven to relieve stress and improve general mood.
Recipe 1 (Sesame and honey cake)
Sesame and honey are a very tasty and healthy treat, which you can prepare very quickly and easily at home. Apart from the basic two ingredients, you can add some other tasty foods or spices if you wish. These can be olive oil, lemon or orange juice, almonds, walnuts, cinnamon, sea salt, etc.
1 cup of sesame seeds
1 cup raw organic honey
Optional ingredients to taste
Way of preparation:
First, fry the sesame seeds on low heat in a pan. Fry it for about 5 minutes, until the sesame acquires a golden color and a characteristic pleasant smell. Be careful not to burn the sesame, because in that case the taste of the sesame will be very bitter.
The second step is to melt the honey on low heat in a pan. Add sesame seeds to the honey and let this mixture boil. Then you can add the ingredients you want, be it walnuts, almonds, sea salt or some other additions. Another option is to soak the sesame seeds in a little olive oil before mixing them with the honey. These are all different variants that depend on your personal taste. So, after you have combined the honey, sesame and other ingredients, pour the mixture into a container that you have previously lined with baking paper, but make sure that the mixture is no thicker than 1 cm.
Your delicious and healthy sesame and honey dessert is ready. Allow the mixture to cool to room temperature, then cut into cubes or shapes as desired. Store this medicinal cake in the refrigerator in an airtight container.
Recipe 2 (Sesame and honey against anemia)
The mixture of sesame and honey intended for the treatment of anemia contains ingredients rich in iron, which help in the treatment of this disease.
2 tablespoons of sesame seeds
3 spoons of honey
2 tablespoons of cocoa powder
3 tablespoons of tahini
A few drops of vanilla flavoring
Way of preparation:
Prepare all the ingredients and mix them well with a wooden spoon. Regarding the dosage, it is recommended to take a few spoonfuls of this medicinal preparation during the day. A few minutes after taking the required dose, drink lemonade or vitamin C, as this will improve the absorption of iron.
Recipe 3 (Sesame and honey for potency)
To make delicious sesame and honey cookies for potency, you only need to mix honey and ground sesame seeds until a homogeneous mixture is obtained. You can make them into balls or cookies in some other shape. Keep them in the fridge, and by consuming them you will significantly improve your mood and potency.
If you are not in the mood to prepare honey and sesame balls, you can simply mix these ingredients and keep them in a jar in the refrigerator. Although this medicinal mixture is very healthy, do not overdo it. It is recommended to take one or two teaspoons of sesame and honey mixture daily.