|Palmitic||C16:0||7.0 %||12.0 %|
|Stearic||C18:0||3.5 %||6.0 %|
|Oleic||C18:1||35.0 %||50.0 %|
|Linoleic||C18:2||35.0 %||50.0 %|
Sesame oil is also used by adults to take oil hair bath because it is a belief in India that sesame oil reduces heat in our body which in turn reduces hair loss. It is used as a preservative for making pickles. It is also considered as a divine oil which is used in Pujas or lighting silver and brass lamps.