Here is some info about the goodness or advantages of the simple, easy to get and dirt cheap oil which works perfect for scalp and hair development. Sesame oil really works great to keep your scalp healthy in order for your hair naturally grows long at its lowest rate.
Sesame oil is also referred to as gingely oil or until oil. This oil is an edible vegetable oil that comes from sesame seeds. Apart from being popularly used as cooking oil in South India, it is frequently utilised to boost the flavor of Japanese, Chinese, Korean and some Southeast Asian cuisines.
I enjoy using this oil for a number of my dishes. I use it to fry eggs, fry rice, stir fry vegetables, drizzle on salads, for soups and much more – it’s a pleasant, aromatic and aromatic smell in addition to nutritious.
And needless to say, it works great for my hair and scalp also! It keeps my scalp healthy so that my own hair naturally grows at its lowest speed.
And would you also know that this nutritious oil is used as the carrier or base oil for massages and used to help alleviate some skin issues? Sesame oil is a favorite with Ayurveda remedies too. In actuality, this oil has a lengthy history in healing and cooking.
This oil comes in various color tones. For instance, cold-pressed sesame oil is light yellow. Indian petroleum (gingely or til oil) is gold while East Asian (what I use for cooking) is similar to dark brown.
The dark brown oil comes from roasted or toasted sesame seeds. Cold pressed oil (much lighter colour tone) stems from raw seeds that are also sold in pharmacies and health stores )
Here are the many benefits or goodness of sesame oil
This oil penetrates the pores and skin easily. If you do research on therapeutic essential oils, you might find out that not all essential oils are designed to be equal or the same. It follows that not all essential oils penetrate or may be absorbed by our skin as readily or deeply. Sesame oil is rich in polyunsaturated fat. This is the reason it penetrates very well and is popular massage base oil. This oil is popularly used as massage oil especially for the foot (Indian massage) or the scalp. This oil works good for the skin also.
From what I understand when I asked around and talked to people, even though some are allergic to sesame oil (such as some of my friends are), many skin are tolerant. In actuality, this oil has a lengthy history. It’s been used to alleviate skin problems like eczema, psoriasis or utilized as a great, natural moisturizer for dry skin.
Plus, it makes a fantastic natural moisturizer for dry, coarse or brittle hair and hair with split ends. Massaging your scalp with it helps control dryness and flakiness, in addition to improves blood flow to the scalp. This also can help restore the health of your scalp and keep it healthy.
Since this oil works nicely, its high vitamin E content is readily absorbed by our skin and scalp.
The US FDA has approved sesame oil as a component for commercial sunscreens. Therefore, because it is effective to protect our skin from damaging UV rays, in addition, it protects and moisture our hair once we are in sunlight. This is the way carrying my small bottle of sesame oil and water hair spray can be quite handy.
Antibacterial and anti-inflammation
This oil, with its antibacterial and anti-inflammation qualities works good for relieving not skin but scalp or bacterial infections. This then helps to ease baldness and restores the health of the scalp so that hair develops at its optimal rate.
From my own experience and from what I hear quite often from others, stress and depression is a frequent factor which causes hair loss. I recall at the hair treatment salon, my specialist used to advise me to take time to chill out frequently. No matter how busy and stressful my job was, I had to take some time out to rest, unwind and chill out. And whenever I feel I was stressed out and fail to perform my scalp massages consistently, I see my hair falling far more.
Since stress is a frequent cause of hair loss, sesame oil’s cooling properties help alleviate stress throughout scalp massage. Same here, when I feel like’cooling or calming down’ other than chamomile oil, I’d choose sesame oil to perform my scalp massage.
This is something I gather from my own research. However, so far I have been using this oil, I’m still not positive if it really darkens hair – not for mine but may be for others. Anyway, my hair is dark brown that may the reason it doesn’t make any difference. You’ll have to try this on your own hair to see how it goes.