Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Sesamum - tropical African and Indian herbsSesamum - tropical African and Indian herbs  
plant genus - a genus of plants
family Pedaliaceae, Pedaliaceae, sesame family - the family of plants of order Polemoniales
benne, benni, benny, sesame, Sesamum indicum - East Indian annual erect herb; source of sesame seed or benniseed and sesame oil
References in periodicals archive ?
The other compounds included in RepaHeel's formula are prunus armeniaca kernel oil, sesamum indicum seed oil, prunus amygdalus dulcis oil, rosmarinus officinalis leaf oil, and theobroma cacao seed butter.
Background: Piper guineense (PG) and Sesamum indicum (SI) have been shown to be rich sources of antioxidants and other health benefits; hence, we evaluated the impact of its consumption in hypercholesterolemic model on lipid metabolism.
However, the price of groundnut seed, raw silk and jute and sesamum declined by four percent, three percent and one percent respectively.
Expression Of Interest (Eoi) For Empanelment Of Manufacturers Of Mini Mill (Rice/Dal/Pulse/Poha/Flour/Oil) 18 Baby Steam Boiler 35 Groundnut Pod Grader Cleaning, Grading, Processing And Packaging Of (Pulses/Cereals/Vegetables/Fruits/Spices & Condiments) 19 All Washing & Cleaning Machine 36 Grader For Hps Small Roaster 20 Pulper Machine 37 Flour Mill Maize Processing 21 Processing Tank 38 Ghani To Make Sani From Sesamum Mini (Cattle/Poultry) Feed Plant 22 Digester 39 Jaggery Processing O
Sangu (Turbinella rapa, Conch shell), Salt precipitated from the filtered solution in which ash of whole plant Achyranthes aspera (Naayuruvi samoolam) is a solute and in the same way herbal salt prepared from capsules of Sesamum indicum fruit (Ellukai Thol) are used as ingredients of which are homogenously mixed with sesame oil as a liquid vehicle to be applied externally.
There are several key crops, which have significantly higher per hectare yield, which include jowar, maize, rice, sesamum, sugarcane, tobacco and wheat etc.
Allium sativum, Curcuma longa, Ricinus communis, Sesamum indicum and Trigonella foenum-graceum are used as herbal galactogogues according to more than 25 Vedda families.
There was a significant effect of different rates of cocoa pod husk powder on growth parameters of sesamum (p<0.
2014), the aqueous extracts of mature leaves of Drimys brasiliensis (Winteraceae) obtained in different seasons showed marked inhibitory effects on seed germination and seedling growth of Sesamum indicum (Pedaliaceae).
The herbal composition FB3 Fusion Ingredient that features Coleus forskohlii, Salacia reticulata and Sesamum indicum--standardized for diterpene forskolin, kotanol and salacinol, and sesamin, respectively--has been shown to inhibit pancreatic lipase with differing degrees and dynamics.