Sesame cultivation is old more than three millennia. Oil extracted from sesame seeds is one of the most stable oils thanks to its wealth of natural antioxidants, including sesamol and sesamin that are deemed to fight against the harmful effects. It is also a source of omega-6 polyunsaturated, omega-9 polyunsaturated fatty acids. The antioxidants present in this oil protect the cells from aging by combating these free radicals. Sesame oil is widely used in Africa, Asia and the Mediterranean region as a healthy choice for cooking, seasoning and salad dressing.