The variety of oils on supermarket shelves shocks the average consumer. Not everyone can figure out which oil is useful and how to use it to get the maximum benefit. The most popular oils are sunflower and olive oils, and not all people pay attention to sesame oil, which is made from roasted or raw sesame seeds. But, if you want to get the most out of this oil, then choose unrefined first cold-pressed oil.
Sesame oil contains many useful amino acids such as linoleic, oleic, palmitic, stearic, arachidic, hexadecenoic, and other acids.
Also, sesame oil is an invaluable source of Omega-3, 6, 9, and vitamins A, B, C, and E. Sesame oil can help you improve your health because it contains phospholipids that support the work of your brain and nervous system.
Ways to use sesame oil.
Sesame oil can be used to prepare a variety of dishes. You can use it for frying, sauce for soup or salads, or flavoring. Some cooks use this oil in desserts if they want to give a dish a pleasant nutty flavor.
Sesame oil can be used as an adjunct to the main treatment for diseases such as:
- asthma and dry cough;
- constipation (moisturizes the intestines, cleanses it of feces);
- promotes weight loss and strengthens the body;
- hyperfunction of the thyroid gland;
- increases the number of platelets and improves blood clotting.
Contraindications to the use of sesame oil:
- increased blood clotting;
- blood clots and varicose veins.
Sesame oil is widely used in Ayurveda as a treatment for skin diseases, and the nervous system. Also, this oil is used for massage.
Despite the benefits and pleasant taste, sesame oil can cause allergies in some people. Therefore, make sure that you are not allergic before using this oil.