Sesame oil and the prevention of aging
Since ancient times people have recognized the sesame seed's property to prolong youth and beauty. In present days, sesame oil is used in the production of a wide variety of cosmetic products for this outstanding same reason.
Sesame oil is high in antioxidants. Antioxidants are molecules which prevent the oxidation of other molecules. By slowing down the oxidation in skin cells, clinical studies have shown that sesame oil’s antioxidants can slow down the aging process of the skin.
Sesame oil and medicine
Sesame oil in its ultra refined form is used as carrier oil in the production of a variety of pharmaceutical products. As a carrier mechanism for injected medicine and vaccines, where the antioxidants in the sesame oil prevent oxidation of the other medical substances.