Sesamum indicum (sesame) seed oil
A non-fragrant plant oil that is a good source of monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats along with vitamin E and lignans (especially one called sesamin), antioxidant plant compounds that have a notable calming effect on skin.
As with all non-fragrant oils, sesame has moisturizing and emollient properties and can help prevent water loss from skin’s uppermost layers.
Sesame oil is a natural source of omega-6 fatty acids, and its fatty acid profile helps ensure a healthy skin barrier by complementing skin’s natural supply of ceramides and lipids.
References for this information:
International Journal of Molecular Sciences, December 2017, Volume 19, ePublication
Advanced Pharmaceutical Bulletin, April 2017, pages 97-101
See Sesamum indicum
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