Synonyms. - Sesame Oil. Teel Oil. Benne Oil. A fixed oil expressed from the seed of Sesamum indicum Linne (nat. ord. Pedaliaceae).

Habitat

India; cultivated.

Characters

A yellowish or yellow, oily liquid, inodorous or nearly so, and having a bland, nut-like taste. Sp. gr., 0.919 to 0.923.

Uses of Oil of Sesamum. Benne oil is used in preparing hair oil.