Organic Sesame seed oil (500ml)The sesame oil contains phytosterols that reduce cholesterol levels. The sesame seeds are a good source of copper and magnesium, calcium, iron, phosphorus, zinc.
It is also a rich source of vitamins, especially vitamin E, which in recent years gained a reputation for offering the human body a great anti-aging protection, through its antioxidant action.
Its nutritional value approaches the value of olive oil. Indeed, in recent years it has been associated with the prevention and treatment of chronic diseases such as cardiovascular. Regular consumption combats free radicals and strengthens the body's immunity against atherosclerosis, cancer and many other degenerative diseases.
It is very durable in cooking (baking, boiling, frying). It is noteworthy that at high temperatures antioxidants not only destroyed, but 'getting stronger', protecting it even more. That is why many oils used in cooking contain sesame oil, to protect them from oxidation.
Protects Heart Health: Sesame oil is a heart-friendly and delicious oil because of its fatty acid content. According to research conducted on the ‘Effect of sesame oil on serum and liver lipid profiles in the rat’, sesame oil is 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, thereby preventing atherosclerosis. This means that you are better protected from a heart attack and stroke if you add sesame oil to your diet.
Improves Bone Quality: Copper, zinc, and calcium present in sesame, are integral to bone growth in the body. This means that by adding sesame oil to your diet, you can increase the rate of bone growth and development. This oil will also speed up any healing or regrowth of bones. As you get older, sesame oil can help you avoid osteoporosis and various age-related weaknesses in the bones.
Relieves Anxiety: Tyrosine, in gingelly oil, has been directly connected to serotonin activity in the brain. This can help boost the mood by flooding the body with enzymes and hormones that make a person feel happy. In other words, when you are suffering from anxiety or depression, sesame oil can give you a positive boost and turn your mood around.
Oral Health: Sesame oil is highly recommended by dental professionals because of a process called oil pulling, which involves putting oil in your mouth and then swishing it around before spitting it out. With sesame oil, this process has been directly linked to whiter teeth, lower levels of dental plaque, and protection against certain streptococcus mutants that can make us very ill. The powerful anti-bacterial effect of this oil is the main reason for this boost in dental health.
Prevents Cancer: Gingelly oil contains an organic compound called phytate, which has been directly linked to a reduction in the development of cancer. Furthermore, the magnesium level in sesame oil is unusually high, and this essential mineral is directly linked to lowered chances of colorectal cancer. The calcium content is also very beneficial for preventing colon cancer.
Boosts Circulation & Metabolism: High copper and zinc content mean that the body is able to function at its optimal levels, mainly because copper is required for the production of red blood cells. With a significant percentage of copper in sesame oil, your body is sure to get the right amount of blood flowing to the organs and tissues, ensuring a healthier lifestyle.
Reduces Inflammation: Sesame oil is rich in copper, which is a natural anti-inflammatory substance that can help reduce the inflammation and discomfort of various conditions such as gout and arthritis. It reduces the swelling of joints and strengthens the bones and blood vessels. This keeps your frame strong and sturdy for many years without any painful inflammation.
Prevents DNA Damage: Sesame oil contains a dietary phytochemical called sesamol, which has antioxidant properties. According to a study published in the Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology journal, these antioxidant properties of sesamol help to protect you against DNA damage.
Research conducted by the Department of Paediatrics, University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India, suggests that use of oils like herbal oils, mustard oil, sesame oil for massaging infants can help boost growth in them. Moreover, it also helps increase the blood circulation and induces proper sleep in infants.