Acta Scientific Nutritional Health (ASNH)(ISSN: 2582-1423)

Literature Review Volume 4 Issue 6

Review on Traditional Extraction of Sesame Oil

Shweta Mahadik1*, Jaee Khamkar2 and Niyati Likhite1

1Fortis Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
2Adideva Wellness Products Pvt.Ltd, Reliance Industrial Estate, Unit No. 218/219, Thane, Maharashtra, India

*Corresponding Author: Shweta Mahadik, Department of Food and Nutrition, Fortis Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Received: April 22, 2020; Published: May 31, 2020



Background: Cold-pressed Sesame Oil is used as cooking oil, especially used for sautéing and deep-frying. It has a high smoke point which is suitable for Indian cooking. Cold pressing technique retains all its natural flavor, aroma, nutritive value making this oil excellent for cooking and adds more taste to food dishes. Sesame oil contains sesamol and sesaminol, that have strong health effects. Sesame is a significant source of bioactive constituents, such bioactive ingredients include lignans, tocopherol, and phytosterols. These lignans have many pharmacological properties such as antioxidant activity, antiproliferative activity, enhanced antioxidant action of vitamin E in lipid peroxidation systems, decreased cholesterol, neuroprotective effects, reduced breast and prostate cancer incidences, etc.

Method: The oil analysis was done using SOP-CHM-29-00, SOP-CHM-28-00, FSSAI manual 5 (14.9): 2016, FSSAI Manual 4 (A8): 2016, FSSAI manual 5 (10.1): 2016, SOP-CHM-27-00, AOAC 996.06 20th Ed, AOAC 994.10 20th Ed., AOAC 985.29 20th Ed methods. The microbiological, chemical and organoleptic test was done to examine the shelf life of the product.

Results and Conclusion: Sesame Oil was analyzed in the laboratory and results showed that it contains Total Fat (99.88g/100g), of which PUFA (47.26g), MUFA (35.88g), SAFA (16.72g) and cholesterol (< 1.0 N. D.). The results of the analysis of the food sample conform to the recommended limits for the tested parameters only and the sample has a shelf life of 9 months from the date of manufacturing.

Keywords: Cold-Pressed Oil; Sesame Seeds; PUFA; MUFA; Omega 3 Fatty Acids



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Citation: Shweta Mahadik., et al. “Review on Traditional Extraction of Sesame Oil" Acta Scientific Nutritional Health 4.6 (2020): 18-24.


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