General Information
NameSesame oil
Scientific NameNot Available
DescriptionSesame oil is an edible vegetable oil derived from sesame seeds. Besides being used as a cooking oil, it is used as a flavor enhancer in many cuisines, having a distinctive nutty aroma and taste.The oil is one of the earliest-known crop-based oils.
Primary IDFOOD00947
Picture979
Classification
GroupHerbs and Spices
Sub-GroupOilseed crops
Taxonomy
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Wikipedia IDNot Available
Composition
CompoundsPreparation type: Raw

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References
Content Reference— U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. 2008. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 21. Nutrient Data Laboratory Home Page.