Superfood of the Week: The Secret Health Benefits of Sesame Oil

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Sesame seed oil has been around for thousands of years, so long that scientists are unable to agree on which country first used it for its many healing properties and health benefits.

Sesame oil originates from the Sesamum indicum plant. It is made by pressing the plant’s seeds to obtain the oils.

Sesame oil contains healthy, unsaturated fatty acids including linoleic, palmitic, oleic and stearic acids. These are easily absorbed and digestable. It also contains vitamins A, B, and E.

There are many health benefits of sesame oil when taken with food. Sesame oil has been proven to:

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