Benefits of Gingelly Oil / Sesame Oil

benefits of sesame oil

Indians have been using cold-pressed sesame oil for more than 1000 yrs ago. Ancestors called sesame oil as “Queen of Oil”’.  Sesame oil has a lot of benefits for our well-being. That’s the reason our ancestors were called “Queen of Oil ”. They use 100% pure oil extracted from marachekku(vaggai wood) from which oil retains all the nutrients such as cold pressed oil.

Let’s in this present situation think about the health issues we are facing by using adulterated refined oil. Try to take ancestors path to lead a healthy life. Here I would shared few sesame/gingelly oil benefits

Benefits of Gingelly Oil

Anti inflammatory: Inflammation is a chronic disease caused by free radicals. Protect your inflammation by our traditional “Queen of Oil ”(gingelly oil). Its has sesamol and sesaminol, an organic vitamin and minerals. Sesame oil has rich zinc and copper which helps in the production of red blood cells, blood circulation and metabolism reduce arthritis pain and swelling of joints. Apply lukewarm sesame oil on the inflated parts of the body.

Protects heart diseases: Sesame/gingelly oil is rich in 82% unsaturated fatty acids having Omega 6. These fats are good for the heart and help to lower the level of LDL cholesterol and triglycerides which protects the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Diabetes control: Sesame oil is regulating the blood sugar level of type 2 diabetes. A person taking a 90 days diet of sesame oil showed that it lowers the blood sugar level and HbA1c.

Protects cancer: Sesame oil contains magnesium, as a rich anti-cancerous compound known as phytate. Sesame oil reduces the risk and also onset of cancer.

Animea: Sesame oil contains lots of iron from sesamol and also when extraction we are adding palm jaggery (karupatti) is double rich with iron hence gingelly oil is much more recommended for Anemia.

Stress and Depression: Sesame oil contains amino acid helps in production of serotonin which in turn helps in Feeling positive and keeping chronic stress away.

Skin care: The application of sesame oil on the skin improves the synthesis of collagen. Sesamin and vitamin E protects your skin from harmful effects of UV rays and also helps in healing wounds and burns. Antioxidants in gingelly oil  helps to fight against free radicals to give youthful and healthy skin.

Oral health: Ancient days gingelly oil is used to oil pulling as an ayurvedic treatment to remove plaque and toxins from the body. Take a tablespoon of sesame oil in an empty stomach and gargle for 20 minutes until it becomes water and then spat out is a method to oil pulling with Sesame oil gives oral strength. 

Prevents premature gray hair: Regular sesame oil massaging of hair and scalp can prevent premature graying and retains the natural color of the hair for longer. Gingelly oil has hair darkening properties used regularly for keeping hair dark and healthy. Ancient south Indians take regular oil baths using sesame oil twice weekly. Males used to take gingelly oil hair massage baths on wednesday and saturday; females used to take on  tuesday and friday. 

Seeing the lots and lots of benefits from sesame/gingelly oil, why don’t we change our cooking oil from refined oil into cold pressed oil. For switching over into cold-pressed oil contact sekkadi cold-pressed oil.

Frequently Asked Questions:

  1.  Is the gingelly oil is safe for cooking?

Yes, it is one of the safe cooking oil hence it is having 82% of unsaturated fatty acid and omega3 and many nutrients. Buy a good unrefined cold pressed oil good for healthy life.

2.What are the other names for the gingelly oil?

           Gingelly oil is other names are Sesame oil OR Til oil OR Nallennai(tamil) 

    3.   Do you want the best pure natural cold pressed sesame oil?   

            Sekkadi cold pressed oil serves the good natural flavor, aroma and taste sesame oil.