Nutraceutical value of sesame oil

Gauthaman, K and Mohammed Salem, TS (2009) Nutraceutical value of sesame oil. Phcog Rev, 3 (6). pp. 264-269. ISSN -0973-7847 (In Press)

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Abstract

Nutrients, herbals and dietary supplements are major constituents of nutraceuticals which make them active in maintaining health, act against various disease conditions and thus promote the quality of life. Drug as dietary supplements play a major role to alleviate all type of disease. The sheer number and type of dietary supplements available is overwhelming, and it's hard to know which offer health benefits and which are merely giving false promises - often the information about supplements is confusing or unclear. From ancient time globally the peoples were using the sesame oil as dietary source. Sesame oil is known dietary source having putative antioxidant property. In this review we summarized the medicinal value of sesame oil with respect to phytochemistry and pharmacological activity. This article must provide the data for the researcher to develop the molecule from sesame oil to treat many type life threatening diseases.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Medicine and Surgery
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmacist
Pharmacy
Public Health
Biology
Divisions: College of Pharmacy > Pharmacy
Depositing User: GAUTHAMAN Karunakaran
Date Deposited: 16 Mar 2017 08:29
Last Modified: 16 Mar 2017 08:29
URI: http://eprints.kku.edu.sa/id/eprint/491

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