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What Are the Potential Benefits of Sesame Seed Oil?

Historically, sesame oil has been used as an anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and pain reliever in skin conditions, gum disease and a variety of other illnesses. Modern science now knows that sesame oil is a powerful antioxidant (a substance that reduces the presence of harmful chemicals in the body), high in polyunsaturated fats and an excellent source of vitamin E and minerals. Sesame oil, in fact, has the fourth-highest concentration of polyunsaturated fats of any oil. Polyunsaturated fats are important for cell growth and development and are especially beneficial to the heart. Polyunsaturated fats are also thought to be important in the prevention of illnesses such as diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, arthritis and autoimmune disorders. Because sesame oil is a natural, readily attainable source of these important polyunsaturated fats as well as its vitamin and antioxidant properties, it has begun to pique the interest of traditional Western medicine. Sesame oil has been the subject of multiple clinical studies and continues to be examined as a potential treatment for cancer, menopause, gum disease, high blood pressure and heart disease.


What Vitamins Are in Sesame Oil?

Sesame seed oil is an excellent source of B-complex vitamins.

Humans have used sesame seeds as a tasty cooking oil for thousands of years. However, sesame oil's health benefits for the skin have come to light in recent decades. In addition to fatty acids and antioxidants, sesame oil contains vitamins and minerals, and it can be a valuable addition to a healthy lifestyle.

Vitamin E

B-Complex Vitamins

Proteins and Fats

Minerals



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