White Sesame Oil
White Sesame Oil
Shiva Organic’s Cold-pressed White sesame oil, often considered as unrefined or virgin sesame oil, retains more of its natural properties as it is extracted using wooden press in traditional ways. It has a rich nutty taste and can be used for various cooking and dressing purposes. White sesame oil has a light golden to pale yellow color. It is lighter in appearance compared to black sesame oil
Features & taste:
- Rich and nutty
- Rich aroma
- Enhances the sauces & dressings
Here are some benefits associated with cold-pressed sesame oil:
- Nutrient Rich: Cold-pressing involves extracting oil from sesame seeds without using heat, which helps retain the oil's natural flavor, aroma, and nutritional content. This method preserves the beneficial compounds in sesame oil.
- Rich in Antioxidants: Cold-pressed sesame oil is rich in antioxidants, such as sesamol and sesamin. These compounds help neutralize free radicals in the body, providing potential anti-inflammatory and anti-aging benefits.
- Maintains Heart Health: Sesame oil contains monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, including omega-6 fatty acids. These healthy fats can contribute to heart health by helping to regulate cholesterol levels.
- Anti-Inflammatory Properties: The presence of sesamol and other anti-inflammatory compounds in cold-pressed sesame oil may help reduce inflammation in the body, providing potential benefits for joint health and overall well-being.
- Bone Health: It is a good source of essential minerals such as calcium, zinc, and copper. These minerals play a crucial role in maintaining strong and healthy bones.
- Skin and Hair Care: The vitamin E content in cold-pressed sesame oil makes it beneficial for skin health. It can act as a natural moisturizer and may contribute to healthy hair when applied topically to the scalp.
- Digestive Support: It has been traditionally used to support digestive health. It may help lubricate the digestive tract, easing bowel movements and potentially alleviating constipation.
- Potential Cancer Prevention: Some elements in sesame oil, such as sesamin, may have potential cancer-preventive effects. These compounds may help inhibit the growth of cancer cells.
- Immune System Support: The zinc content in sesame oil is associated with immune system support. Adequate zinc intake is important for the proper functioning of immune cells.
- Versatile Culinary Uses: It is rich and has nutty flavor and is often used in cooking. It adds depth to various dishes, including stir-fries, salads, and marinades.
Cold-pressed oils are often recommended for drizzling over salads, as a finishing oil, or for low-heat cooking methods to preserve their flavour and nutritional benefits.
Cold-pressed oils can be sensitive to light and heat, so It's advisable to store them in dark, cool places to maintain their quality.
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Why Shiva Organic’s wooden cold pressed oils?
Shiva Organic’s cold-pressed oils are extracted with slow and meticulous extraction process maintaining the natural quality of the seeds or nuts. This gentle technique preserves important nutrients, antioxidants, and tastes, resulting in a nutritious and nutritionally dense product.
We at Shiva Organic make our Cold pressed oils using raw materials from where they are originally grown and by being stringent in the manufacturing process to ensure high quality. We produce oils the traditional way that ensures the nutrients of the oils are not lost. All products are cold pressed, wood pressed and chemical free.
The varieties of products available at their store include:
Extra virgin Coconut Oil, Yellow Mustard Oil, Black mustard oil, White Sesame Oil, Black Sesame Oil, Castor Oil, Flaxseed Oil.
Authenic Extraction Process
Cold-pressed oils are extracted using a traditional methods of extracting oils involve the use of wooden presses without the use of heat or chemicals. This ensures that the oil retains its natural flavor, aroma, and nutritional value.
At Shiva Organic the oil is extracted at temperatures below 122°F (50°C). This low-temperature extraction helps preserve the delicate compounds in the oil, such as antioxidants and vitamins.
Cold pressing helps retain the nutritional content of the oil, including essential fatty acids, vitamins, and phytonutrients. This can contribute to the potential health benefits associated with these oils.
Retention of Flavour and Aroma
They more often have a more robust and distinct flavor compared to oils extracted using high-temperature methods. The natural flavor and aroma of the raw ingredients are better preserved.
High Antioxidant Content
These oils contain higher levels of antioxidants, which help protect cells from damage caused by free radicals. Antioxidants contribute to the oil's potential health-promoting properties.
They are typically unrefined, meaning they undergo minimal processing. This helps maintain the oil's natural color, taste, and nutritional quality.