|Chithirai Cold Pressed Gingelly Oil
Gingelly oil or sesame seed or til oil is obtained from sesame seeds. It has been used as healing oil for thousands of years. Sesame oil is mentioned in the Vedas as excellent for humans. It plays a prominent role in Asian cuisine and also alternative medicine.
Apart from the mild, nutty flavor of cold-pressed sesame oil, it contains a higher proportion of fatty acids than sesame oil obtained from heated seeds. In addition, the sesamolin content of cold-pressed sesame oil protects it from oxidation and, therefore, increases its shelf-life.
It contains healthy, unsaturated fatty acids including linoleic, palmitic, oleic and stearic acids. These are easily absorbed and digestible and also contain vitamins A, B, and E.
There are many health benefits of sesame oil when taken with food. Sesame oil has been proven to:
It is naturally antibacterial for common skin pathogens, such as staphylococcus and streptococcus as well as common skin fungi, such as athlete’s foot fungus. It is naturally antiviral. It is a natural anti-inflammatory agent.