For centuries sesame seed oil has been used for cooking, beauty and body care and as a healing oil. Sesame seeds were one of the first crops processed for oil as well as one of the first condiments..
Sesame oil is very popular in India as oil massage as its chemical structure gives it a unique ability to easily penetrate the skin, nourishing and detoxifying even the deepest tissue layers. It is reducing stress and tension, nourishing the nervous system and preventing nervous disorders, relieving fatigue and insomnia, and promoting strength and vitality.
Sesame oil health benefits
Sesame oil has rejuvenating properties, and enhances the circulation. It is easing pain and muscle spasm, such as sciatica, dysmenorrhoea, colic, backache and joint pain.
- Only 2 (two) tablespoons of sesame seed oil a day provides the recommended daily amount of Vitamin E (10mg per 10g of oil). Vitamin E is also used for treatment of hemorrhoids.
- Is rich in oleic acid which had been found to significantly reduce cholesterol.
- Is low in saturated fats - the kind of fat that's bad for our bodies.
- It has the ability to control diabetes
- Contains sesamol and sesamin, 2 very powerful antioxidants.
- Is lowering blood pressure. A study on 195 men and 133 women with high blood pressure showed, that six days after switching to sesame oil as the only cooking oil they used, the patients' average blood pressure dropped into the normal range.
- Is rich in vitamins: vitamin B1, A and E
- Is antibacterial, antiviral and natural anti-inflammatory agent and antioxidant.
- It contains linoleic acid and alpha linoleic acid as well as lecithin, and is beneficial to the brain and nervous system.
- Sesamin has also been found to protect the liver from oxidative damage.
How to use
One spoon of sesame oil daily will help to control of high blood pressure.
To rinse your mouth with raw sesame oil by swishing around 3 tbsp. for at least 5 minutesmn may pull toxins from the gum tissues and remove deeply-embedded debris. This technique is a common practice in ayurvedic and folk medicine.
The things that make Korean food delicious are garlic, ginger, soy sauce, sesame oil, chili powder, and chili paste. They make anything delicious. - Roy Choik