Gingelly oil has been an integral part of Indian households for ages. Those who grew up in Tamil households will be able to recollect the distinctive nutty flavor of the Gingelly oil. It was an inevitable presence in your grandmother's kitchen shelf and her trusted aide while preparing mouthwatering pickles. Application of Gingelly oil on hair and body was also a common tradition. Its popularity can be traced back to our ancient times when the Vedic texts encouraged the usage of Gingelly oil because of its exceptionally beneficial traits. Gingelly oil is also commonly known as sesame oil or til oil. With its wonderful benefits and properties, Gingelly oil has been an inevitable part of our homes as a cooking oil, a medicine and a dependable ingredient in your beauty regime. It is time to add this oil to your daily routine to reap the innumerable benefits associated with it

In English, Gingelly oil is also popularly known as Sesame oil. The meaning of Gingelly oil in Tamil Shabdkosh is Nallennai. The literal translation of Nallennai is good oil- an apt coinage considering the innumerable health benefits of this oil. Synonym of Nallennai is El ennai. In Tamil, El refers to sesame seeds and hence the oil is also known as El ennai. The definition of Gingelly oil is 'the vegetable oil obtained from sesame seeds and popularly used in Asian countries. 'The pronunciation of Gingelly oil in Tamil is 'El enney. It is available in India at around Rs 165 for 100 ml.

The benefits of using Gingelly oil are immense. The principal constituents of Gingelly oil are fatty acids like linoleic acid, oleic acid, palmitic acid and stearic acid. It is a rich source of Vitamin K and has low content of the harmful saturated fats. Scientific studies have proven that using Gingelly oil regularly can help reduce your blood pressure levels as it is rich in magnesium. The oil possesses antibacterial, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. It can reduce the level of LDL cholesterol, termed as the "bad cholesterol" and at the same time increase the amount of HDL or the good cholesterol in your body. Using Gingelly oil can promote the health of your bones and heart. It also benefits diabetes patients as it has the ability to lower blood sugar levels. Gingelly oil is excellent for maintaining the health of our skin and hair. Combined with a low calorie diet, Gingelly oil even aids you in your weight loss plan.

• For Cooking -
Gingelly oil has been used since ages for preserving pickles and condiments. With its low saturated fat content, it is an excellent vegetable oil for cooking. You can add a few spoons of Gingelly oil into your salads or use it for sauteing vegetables. It has a high smoke point and is highly suitable for deep frying. Its distinctive flavor goes really well with the traditional Indian dishes and can even be added to other cuisines to add an edgy flavor to it.

• For skincare -
Because of the numerous features of Gingelly oil as a skin care agent, it is used widely in the cosmetics industry. The antioxidants present in Gingelly oil help maintain soft and supple skin. Regularly applying and massaging this oil on the body is highly recommended for people with dry skin. This promotes circulation and cools the body. Gingelly oil has anti-ageing properties and can be used as a natural anti-wrinkle remedy. It has been found effective in soothing burns. Even people with itchy and irritated skin can use this oil as it is mild and suitable for sensitive skin..

• To maintain youth -
If you are looking to maintain youth and vitality, Gingelly oil is the best thing for you. Packed with an abundance of antioxidants, this oil can slow down the process of ageing and work wonders for your body. Apply it to your skin daily. Gradually massage it so that it can be absorbed into your skin. This will keep the cells revitalized so that you will get a youthful glow. Rather than depending on chemical anti ageing creams and methods, you can rely on this wonderful natural oil. It not only does amazing things to your skin but is also cheap. In order to get the best results, Gingelly oil has to be included in your diet as well.

• For hair care -
Applying generous amounts of Gingelly oil to the scalp can stimulate hair follicles and promote the growth of thick, lustrous hair. It deeply nourishes hair and can be used as a natural hair conditioner. With regular usage of Gingelly oil, you can say goodbye to dry, dull and damaged hair. Since it is a 100% natural product, there are no adverse effects associated with chemical products containing toxins. Add Gingelly oil to your daily hair care routine to see a visible change in your hair's texture and quality.

• For babies -
Babies have very delicate skin and special care needs to be given while choosing products for them. Using harsh chemicals and products can harm their sensitive skin. Giving babies regular massages with Gingelly oil can improve blood circulation and promote proper development of bones. It can also combat rashes and itchy skin on their sensitive skin. It is a wonderfully relaxing process and helps keep the body cool. Even adults can do it regularly for a rejuvenating experience. Always make sure you are using good quality Gingelly oil for this purpose. Regularly massaging Gingelly oil into the scalp of babies can promote the growth of thick and healthy hair.

• For tackling obesity -
Sesamol present in Gingelly oil can aid you in combating obesity. Obesity is associated with innumerable adverse health effects. Besides creating a low self esteem and negative body image, it can cause heart failure, joint pains, high blood pressure and diabetes. While tackling obesity you should follow healthy methods rather than harmful practices which only offer temporary results. Using Gingelly oil in your daily diet can be beneficial to those who suffer from it. Consult your doctor or nutrition expert for more guidance.

• Oral pulling, a simple way to maintain excellent oral hygiene -
This is an excellent Ayurvedic technique to maintain the oral health. It involves swishing a tablespoon of Gingelly oil continuously in your mouth for ten to twenty minutes. This remedy helps in removing dental plaques, teeth whitening and even soothes headaches and migraines. How would such a simple ingredient and easy process guarantee such amazing results? That is the magic of Gingelly oil.

Sesame seeds are renowned for their nutritional value and the oil produced from it is no less when it comes to health benefits. KNG Agro Food Pvt. Ltd brings you the finest quality Gingelly Oil derived from natural sesame seeds. Our product is free from harmful additives and trans fat. Substitute your refined oils with our Gingelly oil to wield its immense therapeutic benefits. Let your family enjoy the various benefits of this miracle oil. Eat healthy and live well.