Sesame seeds have been used as a medicine since antiquity. S They are considered to beantioxidant, anticancer demulcent, emollient and laxative properties. Due to its lignans content, Sesame is very efficient in lowerin cholesterol levels. One of its lignan components, sesamin, is proven to protect the liver from oxidative damage. As an excellent source of phytosterols, Sesame seeds are efficien immune enhancer. It is also believed that they can help as vi prevention against certain forms of cancers.