Sesame oil is full of vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and antioxidants. No wonder it’s known as ‘queen of oilseeds’. There are many colors of sesame seed and black is among them. Black sesame oil is extracted from black sesame seeds.
High in antioxidants and fatty acids
The high level of antioxidants in black sesame oil can lower blood sugar levels, blood pressure, and cholesterol levels. It can also decrease free radical damage due to sesamin, an antioxidant phytochemical in sesame oil.
Rich in minerals
Sesame seeds are an excellent source of copper, zinc, and calcium. Copper is known to treat arthritis. Zinc and calcium prevent bone loss. Zinc is also important in the body’s healing processes.
Black sesame oil is used to treat joint inflammation. The antibacterial properties help in fighting bacteria affecting the skin.
Digestive and Oral health
This oil promote oral health by removing plaque and whiten teeth. Sesame seeds are loaded with fiber which maintain colon health.
Skin and Hair Care
Sesame oil moisturizes not only your skin but also your hair. It promotes regeneration of healthy skin and acts as a natural SPF (Sun Protection Factor).
Black sesame oil has been used for many years in traditional medicines. It is used to
- improve dental hygiene
- control blood sugar
- treat arthritis
- heal wounds and burns
- protect against UV rays
- keeps your skin and hair glowier
- make your bones strong
- relieve constipation and indigestion