Natural is the way to go especially since natural ingredients have been known as being skin beneficial for hundreds of years, in fact it is an ingredient used in ayurvedic skin care. Sesame oil benefits have been discovered for centuries and it is used with confidence by naturalists all over the world. This natural ingredient also known as benne oil, gingelly oil or teel oil is extracted from sesame seeds which are made approximately 60% out of oil. The oil is rich in monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, which are considered to be “good fats”.

Sesame oil is very nutritious as it contains high amounts of copper, magnesium, calcium, iron, vitamin B1, zinc and manganese. All these nutrients are highly important for the health, this is why sesame oil is used in cooking as well as skin care. Health wise sesame is very beneficial as it can help prevent certain health problems like:


colon cancer



Sesame oil can be used in cooking or as dressing for different salads and not only does it has a delicious nutty taste it also has an ability to stay fresh without going rancid for long periods of time. It is considered that sesame oils contains antioxidants which can be of help in the combat against aging, this is why it is used as a remedy from the inside as well as from the outside.

Because sesame oil is all natural and doesn’t contain any harmful ingredients, it can be used with confidence in skin care as there have been rare occasion when allergic reactions were triggered. Here are the main benefits of sesame oil in skin care:

nutrition as it contains high amounts of nutrients beneficial for the skin like vitamin A and E

sun protection as it can protect against the damages of ultraviolet light

skin hydration

detox as sesame oil can absorb toxic substances

acts as an antibacterial substance to prevent oral bacteria

prevents acne breakouts

mild baby rash protection

This ancient Indian remedy has found it’s way throughout the world as it is a beneficial as well as tasteful healthy natural ingredient. Make sure to give sesame oil a try and experience its benefits fully.