When used for massage & on skin:
- Vitamin E lessens damage already done to the skin
- Essential fatty acids moisturize the skin and bring a youthful shiny glow to the face
- Suitable for newborn, and helps prevent future skin ailments like xerosis
- Help overcome drowsiness, stiff joints, and numbness
When used as a cooking ingredient:
- A powerhouse of minerals & vitamins, which helps with Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Great source of antioxidants and unsaturated fats
- Reduces blood pressure in hypertensive individuals
- Serotonin helps fight depression and stress
Even today, cold-pressed sesame oil remains the most preferred oil among many South Indians. Due to its high nutritional value in cooking and several medicinal and skin uses.
Due to its good anti-inflammatory properties, sesame oil also helps in curing several skin conditions like psoriasis and eczema in Ayurveda and modern medicines.
Also, it is found that regular consumption of sesame oil develops metabolism and immunity keeping the body healthy and young.
Method of Extraction:
Step 1: Using the cold pressing method, we crush seeds or nuts and force out the oil through pressure.
Step 2: Fresh oil is separated from the water (moisture) and proteins using natural processes like fermentation, churning, refrigeration, and action of enzymes.
Step 3: Oil retains a very high nutritional value.