Sesame oil is an edible vegetable oil derived
from sesame seeds used
as a cooking oil, it is used as a flavor enhancer in many cuisines.
In cold pressed extraction, only
pressure is applied to the sesame seeds to extract the oil. At no stage is any
heat applied in the process of extraction. This ensures that most of the
nutrients in the oil are preserved during the extraction process and the
resulting oil has the richest nutrient profile of all the varieties. This
process takes more time than others but the oil produced is considered better.
Benefits of cooking:
Keeps the heart healthy, Prevents diabetes, has anti-carcinogenic
properties, Protects against cell damage from radiation, Boosts bone health,
Provides relief in rheumatoid arthritis, Improves intestinal health.
Hair,skin & Oral Care :
It is used to treat dandruff and dry scalp. It is very good as a
deep conditioner for hair and revitalises hair that is damaged due to stress. Gingelly oil prevents hair loss as well.
Gingelly oil is
extremely good as a skincare solution for various skin problems as well as for
maintaining healthy skin. It penetrates the lower layers of the skin very
easily and provides deep moisturising to the skin.
gingelly oil has long been used for oil pulling. Oil pulling is the act of
swishing a mouthful of oil inside the mouth for a few minutes before spitting
it out and rinsing. Oil pulling is generally done before brushing in the
morning. It helps in reducing plaque in teeth and getting rid of bacteria and
fungi in the oral cavity.