sesame oil


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ses·a·me oil

the refined fixed oil obtained from the seed of one or more cultivated varieties of Sesamum indicum; a solvent for intramuscular injections.

sesame oil

[ses′əmē]
a liquid fat derived from the seeds of the plant Sesamum indicum. The seeds are demulcent and have a laxative effect. Both seeds and oil are used as food flavorings. The oil is also used in skin lotions, as an emollient.

sesame oil

Chinese medicine
Oil pressed from black sesame (Sesamum indicum) seeds, which is used as a laxative, as well as for blurred vision, tinnitus, vertigo and recuperation from prolonged illness.

ses·a·me oil

(sesă-mē oyl)
Refined fixed oil obtained from the seed of one or more cultivated varieties of Sesamum indicum; a solvent for intramuscular injections.
Synonym(s): benne oil, gingili oil, teel oil.
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