Sesame Oil

100% natural, unprocessed, cold pressed, chemical-free and healthy. Wood-pressing method ensures that all the nutrients and the rich flavour of sesame seeds are retained. 100% pure, vegan, preservative-free and gluten free, also perfect for Oil Pulling.

Sesame seeds come from the Sesamum Indicum plant. Indigenous to the Sunda Islands in Indonesia and the oldest known oilseed plant in history, the plant has been cultivated for over 4,000 years.
Sesame oil is one of those vegetable oils that are good for you. Most nutritionists like it for two reasons. First, it’s rich in mono- and polyunsaturated acids (PUFAs) — the good kind of fat that cuts cholesterol. Second, sesame oil is low in saturated fats — the kind of fat that’s bad for you.

Being a rich source of fiber, sesame oil is also known as the “queen of oil seeds” not only beneficial for promoting health but also extensively used in various cuisines. Sesame oil is full of antioxidants. Along with vitamin E and phytosterols, it contains lignans, sesamol, and sesaminol. These compounds help fight free radicals in your body, which may reduce your risk of developing chronic diseases. Sesame oil has a balanced ratio of omega-3, omega-6, and omega-9 fatty acids.

Sesame oil Benefits

  • Helps in treats premature greying of hair
  • Helps in lowering of blood pressure
  • Oil pulling for improving oral health
  • Helps in Detoxification of skin
  • Helps in Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Helps to fight stress and depression
  • Helps in maintaining good skin health
  • Acts as a natural anti-inflammatory agent
  • Helps in Natural cure for anaemia
  • Helps in preventing diabetes

People love our Sesame oil so much that we thought we should talk about why sesame oil is so great.  Apart from helping to make food taste delicious, sesame has a rich history due to its amazingly diverse nutritional profile. Here are the top 4 reasons we LOVE sesame Oil:

Sesame Oil in India

Indian people revere sesame and both the oil and seeds are used in traditional cooking methods, religious rituals, Ayurvedic medicine, and topically for skin nourishment.   And Babylonian woman are believed to have consumed a mixture of honey and sesame seeds for health and beauty.

Sesame is a good source of vitamins and minerals.  One serving has more than your daily copper needs, as well as significant levels of manganese, calcium, magnesium, phosphorous, zinc, selenium, vitamin E, and vitamin B1 (2). Our Sesame Oils use this low heat process.  This ensures that our Extra Virgin Sesame Oil contain the vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that are found naturally in sesame seeds. The significant levels of zinc found in sesame explain its role in contributing to better skin when applied topically. Zinc has been shown to absorb well into deep levels of the skin, while decreasing inflammation and bacterial growth of wounds. Sesame oil is also used for improved oral health. It has been documented for centuries in Ayurvedic medicine in the tradition of oil pulling, a practice that involves swishing oil around the mouth. It is proven to prevent tooth decay, bleeding gums, dry mouth, and improve teeth, gums, and jaw health. Just take 1-2 tablespoons of our Extra Virgin Sesame Oil in the morning (great to do while showering!) and swish for 10-20 minutes for best results.

Sesame oil / Gingelly oil uses in consumption

Sesame oil has been used for centuries in Asian cuisine. It also has medicinal purposes, especially in Ayurvedic medicine, where it is used as a base oil for about 90% of the herbal oils.

In Ayurvedic therapy, sesame oil is renowned for its ability to strengthen and detoxify the body and ensure the proper functioning of all the vital organs.

Protects heart health

Sesame oil is heart-friendly and able to lower bad cholesterol levels as it contains a wide range of polyunsaturated fatty acids, including sesamol and sesamin. These fatty acids keep the cardiovascular system strong and the LDL cholesterol levels low

Enhance nutrient absorption

The lignans found in black sesame seeds can enhance the antioxidant activity of vitamin E, maximizing the health benefits and helping you get the most nutritional value possible from each serving. Sesame seeds also contain a good amount of essential fatty acids, which are needed for the absorption of fat-soluble vitamins such as vitamins A, D, E and K. For this reason, including a sesame oil with a nutrient-dense meal can help you actually absorb and use the nutrients more efficiently.

Highly recommended for skin and hair care

Organic black sesame oil is the perfect massage oil. It helps strengthen and balance the body, improves circulation and nourishes skin, thereby contributing to the elimination of toxins and having a rejuvenating effect on the body. It is also highly preferred as a hair oil. It helps to reduce hair fall, promotes hair growth, reduces dandruff and helps maintain in a soft healthy scalp. Organic black sesame oil helps to keep hair nourished so it looks lively and healthy.
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