Gingelly oil/Sesame Oil

Sesame oil is an edible vegetable oil derived from sesame seeds. Besides being used as a cooking oil, it is used as a flavor enhancer in many cuisines, having a distinctive nutty aroma and taste.

Sesame oil is composed of the following fatty acids :- linoleic acid (41% of total), oleic acid (39%), palmitic acid (8%), stearic acid (5%) and others in small amounts.

Health benefits of Sesame oil
  • Antioxidant. This means it has the ability to fight damage by free radicals, or unstable molecules that can harm the cellular structure of your skin.
  • Antimicrobial. This means it can kill harmful microorganisms or stop their growth.
  • Anti-inflammatory. This means it can reduce inflammation and swelling.