Organic Raw Black sesame seeds are un-hulled and full of flavor. Black sesame seeds are used in various culinary preparations but also have been used for medicinal benefits in Chinese and Eastern cultures for many centuries. Black sesame seeds are an excellent source of magnesium and calcium. These natural black sesame seeds have a nutty taste and are sprinkled on several varieties of vegetable dishes. They also can be a substitute for nuts in pie crusts and be incorporated in to both sweet and savory dishes.