Scientific Name: Sesamum indicum
Common Name: Sesame
Other Common Names:
Ajonjoli, Benne, Bijan, Ch'Ing
Jang, Gingilly, Goma, Haholi, Hei Yu Ma, Hoholi, Hu Ma, Jijiri, Jojoli,
Jungeoline, Kundij, Kunji, Lenga, Ma K'U Ping, Ooli, Pai Yu Ma, Sesame, Simsim,
Susam, Teel, Til [H ], Tila, Wijen
Plant Type: Annual
Where To Plant: Full Sun to Partly Shady
Soil Types: Average
Zones (See US Zone map): 10-11
Number of Seeds Per Pack: 100
Notes: Seeds used in cooking, medicine, and to make lamp oil.
SESAMUM INDICUM. Important in commercial baking as roasted seeds add nutty flavor to breads and buns. Excellent addition to green salads, and very palatable with butter. Cultivated in India and China since remote times for the oil used in cooking, medicine and as fuel for lamps. Needs long growing season; sow early in peat pots. Do not disturb roots when transplanting.
Any statement made concerning medical
conditions treated with this herb is not intended as sound medical advice. The
seeds are NOT to be ingested only planted. Herbs need to taken only with
the guidance of a trained physician or established herblist.