Sesame oil is known by different names in different parts of India. It’s known as Til Tel in Bengali, Til ka tel in Hindi, El Ennev in Tamil, Nuvvula nune in Telugu, Ellena in Malayalam and Tilache Tel in Marathi. Sesame oil is a part of Indian traditions since centuries and every region has its name for the oil.
Our organic Sesame oil is extracted by crushing seeds and forcing oil through pressure without using heat or chemicals to retain flavour, antioxidants and nutritional quality. Most cold pressed oils are rich in vitamin E, which has anti-inflammatory and healing properties
Due to its hearty, nutty flavor and its high levels of mono- and polyunsaturated fats, sesame oil has become one of the most popular oils for sautéing and stir frying due to its low smoke point. It should not be used for deep frying.
In Ayurveda, sesame oil is valued for its medicinal properties. It is said to be good for the skin and hair, and often used for massages as it penetrates deep into the skin to provide nourishment and helps relieve stress.
100% Pure and Natural : Sesame seeds, popularly known as til seeds, are so auspicious that ancient Hindu Mythologies refer to them as the ‘symbol of immortality’! Sesame Oil (til ka tel) is derived from sesame seeds (til seeds) and is considered to be the oldest oil ever to be used by mankind. It is therefore also crowned as the ‘king of oils.’ You’ll be surprised to know that each sesame seed is a storehouse of many nutrients that enriches the oil with antibacterial, antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties.
Cold-Pressed and Organically produced Oil : Our organic Sesame oil (Tilache oil) is extracted by crushing seeds and forcing oil through pressure without using heat or chemicals to retain flavour, antioxidants and nutritional quality. Most cold pressed oils are rich in vitamin E, which has anti-inflammatory and healing properties.
Packed with Antioxidants : Agamya Organics’ Organics Cold Pressed Sesame Oil is a great source of Vitamin E which excels as a natural antioxidant. It is also jam-packed with multiple nutrients like zinc, copper, magnesium, calcium and iron and Vitamin B6 and vitamin K. It is also rich in omega-3, omega-6, and omega-9 fatty acids.
The multiple benefits show their evident results on hair, skin and also makes it an efficient oil which can be substituted for cooking.
Edible Uses : Sesame oil is an edible vegetable oil derived from sesame seeds. Since Sesame oil is used in cooking, it is prevalent in Asian cuisines, like Chinese, Japanese, and Southeast Asian dishes, as well as in Middle eastern cuisines. We would recommend you to consume it raw by drizzling it over roasted vegetables and/or on salads. It can also be labelled as one of the most ‘versatile oils.’ It boosts the flavor of your dish, because of its rich, nutty taste and is definitely a flavor enhancer adding that missing oomph to your dish!
Topical Uses : Sesame oil is considered to be full of antioxidants and it is widely used in massages, because of its excellent effects on the body and skin. It makes an excellent moisturizer which promotes regeneration of healthy skin, has anti-aging properties, and is considered to be a natural SPF. It is also known for its anti-inflammatory properties, and helps reduce arthritis pain, swelling of joints and strengthens the bones. Pro tip: we’d advise you to heat the oil for better absorption into the skin.
Benefits of Sesame Oil:
AIDS JOINT PAIN: Sesame oil is particularly known for housing zinc and copper contents, which help in the production of red blood cells, improves blood circulation and boosts metabolism. Sesame seeds are a ‘powerhouse’ of vitamins and minerals. Copper present in Sesame Oil is also known for its anti-inflammatory properties, and helps reduce arthritis pain, swelling of joints and strengthens the bones.
OIL PULLING: ‘Sesame Oil pulling’ is an ancient Ayurvedic technique that is practised for maintaining oral health and removing plaque. Pro tip: A tablespoon of Agamya Organics’ Organic Sesame Oil can be taken on an empty stomach and swished around in the mouth for 20 minutes and then spat out. Oil pulling efficiently removes toxins from the body. It is used for this practice because of its medicinal properties.
HAIR AND SKIN: Sesame oil is prevalent in skin serums and natural beauty products, and for good reason. It has been proven that sesame oil can improve the health of the hair and skin to keep you looking and feeling your best. Say yes to ‘Good Hair Days!’ Its component zinc can increase skin elasticity and smoothness and reduce oxidative stress, thereby helping reduce the appearance of age spots and premature aging.
MAINTAINS HEART HEALTH AND KEEPS BLOOD PRESSURE IN CHECK: High blood pressure is a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke. Sesame seeds are high in magnesium, which may help lower blood pressure. Additionally, vitamin E and other antioxidants in sesame seeds help prevent plaque buildup in your arteries, potentially maintaining healthy blood pressure.
ANTI-INFLAMMATORY: Agamya Organics’ Organic Sesame seed oil has anti-inflammatory properties which makes it an innate healing agent. The antibacterial properties help in fighting various bacteria, including athlete’s foot fungus, affecting the skin. A mixture of sesame seed oil and lukewarm water is an effective home remedy for vaginal yeast infections.
RELIEVES CONSTIPATION: It is proven that sesame oil is an excellent detoxifying agent and can yield efficient results when used in ‘DIY Stomach flush.’ Diluted sesame oil may help relieve minor constipation. Pro tip: mix one to two tablespoons of Agamya Organics’ Organic Sesame oil with water, and drink twice a day for best results.