About Molasses

Undoubtedly, molasses is one of the first things that come to mind when it comes to blood-forming food. Even a spoonful of molasses, which has many health benefits, is effective in increasing body resistance, strengthening the immune system and energizing. In this article, you will have detailed information about how molasses is made, its benefits and types.


What is Molasses?

It is a source of energy, in shape of a fluid food, is made by crushing various fruits and boiling its juice. Grape molasses, juniper, carob, mulberry and date are few of the types of molasses. Molasses has a consistency of a jelly in general and among all types, grape is the sweetest in taste.


It is known that molasses, which has a dense consistency and different tastes, is not always sweet, especially those made from mulberry have a slightly bitter taste. Although the molasses boiling style of each region is the same as in general, minor changes can be observed, but if there is added sugar in these changes, the molasses quality decreases and its structure deteriorates.


The Benefits of Molasses?

The nutritional value of molasses varies according to its variety. However, we can say that it is a high energy source since the sugar content is high in general. Researches have revealed that there are substances such as iron, riboflavin and thiamine. Thiamine deficiency causes depression-like symptoms, mental fatigue and gastrointestinal disorder in the body.


The deficiency of this component, also known as vitamin B1, leads to the disease called beriberi. Beriberi disease causes weakness in the muscles and damage to the nervous


It is used in making fuel and soap. It is also used in the cosmetics and pharmaceutical industry. It is used against edema stones and liver disease and in the production of drugs that soften the intestines. Hulled Sesame Seed is used in the production of Tahini and halva. Sesame Seed is also used in the production of bagels and buns.


Benefits of Sesame?


Sesame has many health benefits. Sesame seeds were thought to give immortality in ancient times. Sesame oil obtained by crushing the mature seeds of Sesamum indicum plant is rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants and lenin. It also contains abundant copper, iron, sodium, magnesium and potassium. It is good for many diseases. It contains vitamins A, E and C.


It is one of the foods that stimulate hormones by making an aphrodisiac effect. It speeds up blood flow and increases sexual desire in men and women.
It prevents diabetes. Sesame and sesame seeds contain diabetic foods. It keeps the glucose level at a healthy level and adjusts the blood pressure.
It prevents bowel cancer.
It is effective in lowering gallstones.
It relieves constipation.
It reduces abdominal pain.
It protects against anemia disease. Especially black sesame seeds contain abundant iron.
It is good for iron deficiency. It protects against fatigue and weakness.
It removes gas.
It helps to remove kidney inflammations.
It is good for shortness of breath.