Gingelly/Sesame oil, which comes from Gingelly/sesame seeds, is one of the lesser known vegetable oils, but is in fact one of the healthiest alternatives to normal vegetable oil options. Gingelly/Sesame seeds, which are known by the scientific name Sesamum indicum, are small yellowish brown seeds that are primarily found in Africa, but they also grow in smaller numbers on the Indian subcontinent.
Gingelly /Sesame oil has also been used in massagepractices, due to its very powerful effects on the body and its beneficial effects on the skin. It has a wide range of health benefits connected to it, which makes sesame oil highly sought after, even as a carrier oil for various cosmetic products. The problem is, the manual processing that sesame seeds require means that there will always be more of a demand than a supply. For that unavoidable reason, global sesame oil production is not as high as other vegetable oils, despite the very healthy aspects.
The impressive amount of vitamins, minerals, organic compounds, and other beneficial components in Gingelly /sesame oil is why it is considered so healthy, but let’s take a closer look at what health benefits can actually be enjoyed when you add Gingelly /sesame oil to your diet!