Sesame oil - benefits and harms, instructions, treatment, recipes

Sesame oil and seeds

People have long used sesame seeds (sesame seeds) to make butter. The first information about sesame was discovered in the papyrus of Erbes. The ancient scroll contains a list of spices and herbs used by man since time immemorial. Avicenna was also engaged in the study of the healing properties of plant seeds. I will consider in detail the beneficial properties, use and contraindications of sesame oil.

The stores sell light and dark oil. To make a dark squeeze, fried sesame is used, light is obtained from fresh seeds. Manufacturing technology provides the product with a long shelf life and preserves nutrients.

The sesame extract has found the greatest application in cooking. It is used for refueling. vegetable salads and cooking. Rarely used for frying, because it quickly burns. Sesame oil is often found in savory foods.

Useful properties were found in other areas: cosmetology, perfumery, pharmacology, medicine and chemistry. Regular use of sesame seed oil normalizes the production of antioxidants and has a positive effect on disease resistance.

High-quality oil is sold only in pharmacies and specialty stores. The cost of 100 milliliters starts from 150 rubles. It is better to buy in bulk containers, it’s more profitable.

Useful properties of sesame oil

For ages, sesame seed oil has served as an ingredient in dishes and as a medicine in alleviating symptoms and treating illnesses. For the first time, useful properties began to be applied in the 15th century BC.

  • Source of Natural Antioxidants. The oil is saturated with calcium, which strengthens bones. Doctors recommend it to children, pregnant girls and the elderly.
  • Stabilizes the acidity of the gastric juice. Traditional medicine uses to lower acidity and reduce the likelihood of blood clots.
  • Useful for the respiratory system.. Indispensable for pulmonary diseases, coughing and asthma.
  • Suitable for prophylaxis. anemia, atherosclerosis, pneumonia, diseases of the heart muscle and liver.
  • Struggling with signs of aging. Rejuvenates, makes life easier for women during menopause, accompanied by a slowdown in hormone synthesis. Saturated with phytoestrogens that protect the body from cancer.
  • Used externally for burnsbruises, abrasions and other damage to the skin.
  • There are many recipes in cosmetology with sesame extract. Strengthens nails and hair, cares for problem skin.
  • Good for babies. Young children enjoy sesame oil massage. After the procedure, the baby's skin becomes soft.

It is not possible to combat the benefits of fighting overweight. By squeezing, you can lose weight if you remove fats from the diet.

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Contraindications and harm

Sesame oil is incredibly useful for the body, but it has contraindications, sometimes even harm.Who is not desirable or contraindicated to use sesame seed oil?

  1. Provides a relaxing effect. It is undesirable to use for people with problem stools. Otherwise, there will be diarrhea, which stops after removing residual oil from the body.
  2. Experts advise to refrain from the use of people suffering from allergies to nuts, seeds and oils.
  3. Sesame squeeze increases blood coagulation. Contraindicated in patients with thrombosis.

Before taking it, I recommend consulting a doctor. Self-medication is fraught with serious consequences. Only the right approach will bring a positive result.

How to take sesame oil

Traditional medicine gives recommendations regarding the intake of sesame oil, but there is no generally accepted opinion. I will leave the subtleties of use to healers and healers and formulate ideas for use and detailed instructions.

  • To get a therapeutic effect, take on an empty stomach.
  • The dosage is mandatory. The daily dose does not exceed 3 tablespoons.
  • Per day per kilogram of weight, the body should receive no more than one gram of fat. If the diet is saturated with these substances, it is recommended to remove other fats when taking oil from the diet.

Now let's talk about the use of sesame squeeze in specific cases. It helps in skin and hair care, in the fight against obesity and in the treatment of diseases.

  1. For face. It removes toxins, nourishes and cleanses the skin. The oil is applied to the forehead, face and neck, wait 20 minutes, rinse with warm water and remove excess with a soft damp towel. So that the fat balance does not suffer, and the skin does not dry out, the procedure is carried out once a week.
  2. For hair. A nutritious recipe involves the use of ingredients leading in home cosmetology. Two spoons heated honey mixed with two egg yolks, add two tablespoons of sesame oil, applied to the hair with an even layer, wait half an hour and rinse with shampoo. The procedure is performed twice a week.
  3. For weight loss. There are several use cases. Simple - fasting. To start the mechanism to combat overweight, drink a spoonful of squeeze 30 minutes before breakfast and drink it with warm water.
    The technique is not suitable for people who go to work after breakfast, because there is a side effect - a laxative

    . The second option involves adding to salads and snacks instead of sunflower oil. Achieving the result is ensured by a combination of diet with physical activity.

Sesame oil for body beauty !!!

How to take for skin

  • Wrinkles. Two tablespoons of butter are mixed with a spoon of sour cream and applied to the problem area.
  • Dry skin. Fifty milliliters of squeeze are combined with a spoon of glycerin and 50 grams of mashed cucumber. Lemon and peppermint ether are added dropwise and used as intended.
  • Swelling. A spoonful of squeeze is mixed with esters of pine, juniper and mandarin. The mixture eliminates puffiness of the skin.
  • Acne. A stack of sesame oil is combined with 50 milliliters of grape juice and a similar amount of aloe pulp. The resulting composition is treated on the affected area of ​​the skin.
  • Massage mask. Before the procedure, the composition is applied to the skin from a spoonful of sesame nectar, five drops of chamomile, three drops of basil and two drops of cypress oil.
  • Vitamin mask. Ten milliliters of sesame squeeze is mixed with a pair of tocopherol capsules and two retinol capsules.

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Sesame Oil Treatment

Traditional healers use sesame oil to treat diseases. Recipes at the disposal of ordinary people have passed the test of time and demonstrated effectiveness.

  1. Mastitis. A soft cloth is moistened in an oily composition, applied to the chest, covered with a plastic bag and fixed with a gauze bandage.
  2. Bad breath. The mouth cavity is rinsed daily with sesame oil. It freshens breath, restores damaged mucosa, strengthens gums and activates receptors.
  3. Cough. The oil is heated to 39 degrees, rubbed into the back and chest, then wrapped up and go to bed. With a dry cough, take a spoonful daily to improve.
  4. Burns and cuts. To accelerate the healing of skin lesions, the affected area is treated with sesame liquid.
  5. Headache and insomnia. Heated sesame oil is rubbed into the temples and feet. Lotions help with dizziness.
  6. Women Health. To restore the normal functioning of the ovaries and normalize the menstrual cycle, drink a spoonful of squeezed sesame seeds daily before breakfast.
  7. Gastritis and ulcer. In the morning before a meal, take a tablespoon of oil, then a small spoon is drunk before each meal.
  8. Chronic constipation. Solving the problem of daily oil consumption in the morning. On the first day, they drink 3 tablespoons, after the dose is gradually reduced to one spoon and is taken until the stool normalizes.
  9. Otitis. In case of a disease, heated sesame liquid is instilled into the inflamed ear, 2 drops.
  10. Immunity strengtheningbody cleansing. For recreational purposes, drink one and a half tablespoons of oil every morning for two weeks, after which they make a ten-day pause and repeat the course.
The list of diseases in which sesame oil helps is impressive. Just do not consider it a panacea, none of the folk recipes can replace a full-fledged treatment with the participation of doctors.

Sesame oil for children

Squeeze from sesame seeds is saturated with calcium, thanks to delicate fiber normalizes the digestive system of the baby. It is used in baby food as an addition to dairy products.

It is believed that sesame seeds help with pneumonia, bronchitis, diseases of the digestive system and pancreas. This fact is not scientifically proven and it is not known reliably how many grains produce a therapeutic effect.

There are no bans on the use of oil by children. However, infants are given sesame carefully so as not to cause allergies. I recommend oil in soups and salads, and children over 3 years old I advise to please with tahini halva.

Sesame Oil Recipes

Fresh sesame bread

Sesame oil is incredibly popular among Thai, Asian, Korean and Chinese culinary specialists. They use it for cooking meat, seafood, salads, desserts and sweets. Sesame is often mixed with other spices and herbs. In hot dishes, add before serving to the table.

Lean soup

  • Carrots - 200 g.
  • Sweet pepper - 200 g.
  • White cabbage - 200 g.
  • Vegetable broth - 4 glasses.
  • Garlic - 4 cloves.
  • Chinese noodles - 1 pack.
  • Chives - 1 bunch.
  • Tomato paste - 1 spoon.
  • Sesame oil - 1 spoon.
  • Sesame - 1 spoon.
  • Pepper, salt.
  1. Chop green onions in sesame oil and chopped garlic and sesame seeds for one minute. For frying, I use a pan, in which I subsequently cook a lean soup.
  2. I send chopped cabbage and chopped bell peppers to the pan, mix and carcass under the lid for five minutes over medium heat.
  3. I pour in the broth, bring to a boil, pepper, salt, spread the noodles and cook until it is ready. If there is no broth, replace with plain water. Ready soup I serve to the table.


  • Cauliflower - 100 g.
  • Red onion - 50 g.
  • Carrot - 100 g.
  • Bell pepper - 100 g.
  • String Beans - 100 g.
  • Seasoning for salads - 5 g.
  • Sesame oil - 20 ml.
  1. I wash the vegetables.I peel the carrots and cut them into cubes, cut the beans into three centimeter slices, chop the pepper into strips, chop the onion, and divide the cabbage into inflorescences.
  2. I spread the prepared vegetables in a stewpan, add a little water and mix. I put the dishes on the stove, cook vegetables for three minutes, put them on a dish and wait for cooling.
  3. It remains to add a few spices to the salad and season with sesame oil. The appetizer is original and simple.

Chinese meatballs

  • Minced pork - 500 g.
  • Shrimp - 250 g.
  • Canned chestnuts - 6 pcs.
  • Onion - 2 heads.
  • Ground ginger root - 1 spoon.
  • Sesame oil - 1 spoon.
  • Soy sauce - 2 tablespoons.
  • Rice vodka - 1 spoon.
  • Vegetable oil - 6 tablespoons.
  • Starch - 1.5 tablespoons.


  • Dried mushrooms - 8 pcs.
  • White cabbage - 1 head.


  • Broth - 0.5 cups.
  • Sugar - 0.5 tablespoons.
  • Soy sauce - 2 tablespoons.
  1. Minced meat, minced seafood, chestnuts, chopped onions, ginger and other components are combined in a deep bowl and mixed. I make six meatballs from the resulting mixture.
  2. Soak the mushrooms in warm water, cut the cabbage in strips, divide into two halves and use one part to cover the bottom of the pan.
  3. Roll meatballs in starch diluted with broth and fry in oil until golden brown. Then spread in a saucepan on a cabbage pillow along with mushrooms and cover with the remaining cabbage.
  4. I pour the sauce prepared in advance, put on the stove, bring to a boil and stew on a small fire for about an hour. I serve Chinese meatballs on the table, laying them on a pillow of vegetables and mushrooms.

Sesame bread

  • Wheat flour - 600 g.
  • Dry yeast - 1 sachet.
  • Salt - 2 spoons.
  • Sugar - 1 spoon.
  • Coriander - 2 spoons.
  • Warm water - 380 ml.
  • Sesame oil - 2 tablespoons.
  • Sesame seeds - 6 tablespoons. For powder - 1 pinch.
  1. Mix flour with yeast, sugar, salt and coriander. Add warm water, sesame seeds and sesame oil, knead soft dough. I cover with a towel and leave for a third of an hour.
  2. While the dough is ripening, I warm up the oven up to two hundred degrees. I form a loaf of dough, make several cuts with a knife on top, grease with oil and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Bake for 40 minutes.

Video recipe homemade bread with tahina

Homemade bread with sesame paste (tahini).

I am sure that you did not have to taste the dishes examined. In the first case, try to recreate these recipes at home and please the family. The treats are tasty and healthy.

What is and where sesame grows

Flowering sesame plant

Everyone knows about the existence of sesame oil and its enormous benefits. The plant from the seeds of which it is produced, as well as the places of its growth, is a mystery to many.

Sesame or sesame is a herbaceous plant in the natural environment grows to three meters in height. Sesame blossoms with flowers of lilac or white. The flower blooms on the day and after self-pollination, a pod box begins to form with tiny seeds of red, black, yellow or white.

Sesame loves warmth. The plant is typical of the tropics and subtropics. There are currently no wild species. Since ancient times, culture has been grown in North Africa, India, Pakistan and Arabia. Later, residents of the Caucasus and Central Asia began to cultivate sesame seeds. In the Russian Federation, sesame is cultivated in the Krasnodar Territory.

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Sesame can also be grown in temperate regions, but this is a laborious task. If you wish, try growing healthy spice in a summer cottage. Just remember, in the middle lane the height of sesame seeds does not exceed 80 cm and you won’t have to rely on a good harvest.

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