Sesame Oil Benefit...A Potent Antioxidant And Good For The Skin Too
What is the sesame oil benefit?
Well for starters sesame seeds and sesame oil are not only healthy...but also very delicious too. You can eat sesame seeds toasted, or raw. Either way they add a nice crunch and a subtle nutty flavour to food.
Widely used in Asian cooking to add flavouring, sesame seed oil and sesame seeds have great
An ingredient found in sesame oil, called sesamin, has been found to inhibit the growth of
tumors and even lower cholesterol. This was discovered on animal studies.
Sesamin also contains phytic acid, which is a potent antioxidant.
Recent studies have shown that sesamin can also recycle, and boost
in your body, a vital component in your antioxidant intake.
A few more facts on the health benefit of sesame oil......
- It is highly nutritious
- It is vitamin rich, containing vitamins A,B and E
- Contains the minerals iron, copper, silicic acid, magnesium and phosphorus
40 per-cent of sesame seed oil is made up of linoleic acid. It has been found that linoleic acid has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial effects. There is also growing evidence that sesame seed oil has certain benefits for the
if applied externally. People who apply it daily have reported reduced bacterial infection on their skin, also helping joint problems too.
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