South Ruchis Wood/Cold Pressed Sesame Oil Benefits
South Ruchis Wood / cold-pressed virgin sesame oil completely extracted from dried sesame seeds & crushed in between wooden press called Ghani or maraChekku. The cold-pressed sesame oil extracted will completely retain all the nutrition and other health benefits that would also encourage in collecting the good cholesterol in our human body. The shelf life of cold-pressed oil is about six months in normal temperatures. If it’s well preserved in an airtight container stored in a cool dry dark and moisture free, The shelf life can be increased to nine months. But cold-pressed oil is always recommended to consume in a short period of time.
South Ruchis Wood/Cold-pressed sesame oil is a good source of vitamin E, containing 11.8 mg of the vitamin for every 100 g of the oil. Vitamin E gives sesame oil its antioxidant property. It also has a high concentration of fatty acids, including polyunsaturated omega-6 fatty acids and monounsaturated omega-9 fatty acids. Other constituents of cold-pressed sesame oil include zinc, copper, magnesium, calcium and iron as well as vitamin B-6. Zinc contributes to healthy bones; copper is good for the management of rheumatoid arthritis; calcium is essential for the prevention of osteoporosis, migraine, and colon cancer; and magnesium contributes to respiratory health.
The high concentration of polyunsaturated fatty acids in cold-pressed sesame oil makes it useful in the control of hypertension. These fatty acids are not the only constituents of the oil help in reducing blood pressure. One of the natural preservatives present in the cold-pressed sesame oil, sesamin, is a lignan shown to lower blood pressure. Furthermore, sesamin inhibits the production and absorption of cholesterol and, therefore, contributes to overall cardiac health.
Wood/Cold-pressed sesame oil is known in Ayurvedic practice as the healing oil. When applied topically to the skin or hair, its antibacterial, antiviral, and anti-inflammatory properties provide protective, nourishing, and detoxifying effects on stressed and damaged skin. The high concentration of omega-6 fatty acids in cold-pressed sesame oil makes it a moisturizing and ideal massage oil. Sesame oil also rejuvenates the skin and prevents premature aging. It is especially useful for dry and damaged skins as well as in the treatment of sunburn, skin allergies, chemical burns, eczema, rosacea, dry hair and dandruff. It also provides a benefit for patients undergoing chemotherapy and those sensitive to swimming pool chlorine.
Wood/Cold-pressed sesame oil keeps the longest among cooking oils with high smoke points. This is due to the preservative actions of sesamin and sesamol naturally present in it. These preservatives make it possible to keep sesame oil from going rancid even while it is stored in the open. Unlike the darker sesame oil obtained from roasted sesame seeds, cold-pressed sesame oil has a higher smoke point and can be used for deep-frying. Even then it should be heated carefully to preserve its mild, nutty flavor and maintain its concentration of vitamin E and unsaturated fatty acids.