ORGANIC SESAME OIL, cold pressed, raw
Botanical Name: Sesamum indicum
Ingredients: 100% sesame seed oil
Production: Sesame oil is obtained by cold pressing the seeds and then filtering the liquid to remove undesirable particles.
Qualities: the unique nutrients in sesame seeds are well preserved present in this raw, unrefined oil. It contains primarily polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats. The natural occurring sesame lignans, which help the antioxidant process, have been attributed to have numerous health benefits including blood cholesterol reduction, oxidative stress attenuation, lipid metabolism modification, anti-inflammatory effects, and vitamin-E enhancement, among others. Tocopherol and sesamol, both vitamin-E precursors, are the main antioxidants present in this oil.
Common Use: Extra virgin sesame oil has a mild, pleasant taste, and it is widely used as a salad oil and as a cooking oil in many Asian cuisines. It is also well known as an ayurvedic massage oil due to its high content of linoleic acid, and its anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
Storage: This oil has a long shelf life due to the high presence of natural antioxidants and sesame lignans. As a general rule, store in a cool, dry, dark place in a sealed container.
Disclaimer: This information is for educational purposes only and has not been evaluated by the CFIA or FDA. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. This product has been packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and other potential allergens.