Sesame Seed Oil
SESAME SEED (GINGELLI): Sesamum indicum
Obtained from: The sesame seed.
Extracted by: Solvent free cold pressing. Seeds contain 60% oil.
Properties: Natural antioxidant. It has a rich yellow color and although it keeps well, its odor can be offensive. Rich in vitamins, minerals, fatty acids, proteins, amino acids and lecithin. Antifungal.
Contains: 35-50% oleic acid; 35-50% linoleic acid.
Suitable for: Internal use and external application. An emollient suitable for all skin types.
Beneficial for: The treatment of dry eczema and psoriasis, as well as arthritis and rheumatism.
Uses: Useful as a base for moisturizing creams, tropical suntan lotions, facial cleansers, and lipsticks. Washes out of towels and linen easily.