It has a light yellow shade and the characteristic scent of sesame. It can reduce high blood pressure and cholesterol levels in the blood and the liver. Due to its high lecithin content, sesame seed oil is beneficial for the nervous system as well as for protecting skin health.
When combined with poppy seed flour and oil, it can help to prevent osteoporosis.
This oil is an important ingredient of Eastern dishes and gives a special taste to any meal. It has a high smoke point so it can be used for frying in a wok or on a grill plate.
Sesame seed oil goes well with coriander, mushroom, and spicy dishes.