Natural Sesame Seeds. Sesame seeds, regardless of their small size, are an important money crop. They originate from the Sesamum Indicum plant, which is local to Africa however is presently found for the most part all through Asia, with Myanmar and India the biggest makers. Sesame seeds have high oil content and protein content (approx. 25%). Sesame seeds are small, oil-rich seeds that develop in the husk on the Sesamum indicum plant. Unhulled seeds have the external, consumable husk flawless, while hulled seeds come without the husk. The body gives the seeds a brilliant dark-colored shade.