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Sesame Oil

Name:Cold-Pressed Sesame Oil

Scientific Name: Sesamum  indicum

German Name: Sesam

French Name: Sésame

 

Active Ingredients:

  • Palmitic Acid7.9-12
  • Stearic Acid5.4-6.7
  • Oleic Acid34.4-45.5
  • Linoleic Acid36.9-47.9
  • Linolenic Acid0.2-1

Sesame is an annual plant whose height is over one meter. The upper part of its stem is pilose, but the lower part of it is glabrous. Its leaves are alternate at the basal portion of stem, but opposite at the bottom of it. Its flowers appear at the edge of the last leaves. Its fruit is capsule which contains small seeds.

The useful part of this plant is its seeds from which sesame oil is extracted. From 38 to 50 percent of oil is extracted from sesame depending on its kind.

 

Industrial Use

  • As a solvent in health and beauty industries
  • Pharmaceutical industries
  • Edible oil and suitable for cooking
  • Massage therapy

 

Therapeutic Properties

  • Full of antioxidant and anticancer materials
  • Preventing arteries hardening
  • Suitable for patients suffering diabetes, blood pressure and cholesterol
  • Containing Vitamin E and essential fatty acids

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