Sesame oil

Sesame oil:(The Queen of oil)

In some areas it is commonly used for cooking and in others as a condiment to add flavor to Sesame oil has a high percentage of polyunsaturated fatty acids(omega 9)

 

Sesame oil is a source of vitamin E. Vitamin E is an anti-oxidant and has been correlated with lowering cholesterol levels.] As with most plant based condiments, sesame oil contains magnesium, copper, calcium, iron, zinc, and vitamin B6. Copper provides relief for rheumatoid arthritis. Magnesium supports vascular and respiratory health. Calcium helps prevent colon cancer, osteoporosis, migraine, and PMS. Zinc promotes bone health

the oil has been used in the treatment of several chronic disease processes, including hepatitis, diabetes and migraineIn vitro,

The oil and seeds are believed by herbalists to have several important properties, including anticancer, antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory effects

 sesame seed oil has inhibited the growth of malignant melanoma (a skin cancer): PROSTAGLANDIN LEUKATRINES and ESSENTIAL FATTY ACIDS 46: 145-150, 1992.s

due to the presence of high levels of polyunsaturated fatty acids in sesame oil, it may help to control blood pressure. Molecules of sesame seed oil maintain good cholesterol (HDL) and lower bad cholesterol (LDL)

 It could be used in cooking in place of other edible oils and to help reduce high blood pressure and lower the amount of medication needed to control hypertension

it also contains two naturally-occurring preservatives, sesamol and sesamin.The effect of the oil on blood pressure may be due to polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) and the compound sesamin

Sesame oil when used in infant massage, it is claimed, helps to calm babies and lull them to sleep and improves growth of the brain and the nervous system

sesame oil have anti-oxidant and anti-depressant propertieIt can be used to relieve anxiety and insomnia by applying a few drops directly onto the interior of the nostrils. Its calming effects are supposedly carried to the brain by way of blood vessels in the noses.

 

 Sesame seed oil helps joints keep their flexibility. It keeps the skin supple and soft. It heals and protects areas of mild scrapes, cuts and abrasions. It helps tighten facial skin, particularly around the nose, controlling the usual enlargement of pores as skin ages chronologically.It is also useful natural UV protector.


: For more information there are some links

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sesame
http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspic
http://www.answers.com/topic/sesame-oil
http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_g2603/is_0006/ai_26030006