Gingelly Oil

Gingelly Oil

Scientific Name :

Zingiber Officinale

Medicinal Value :

Gingerols increase the motility of the gastrointestinal tract and have analgesic, sedative, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial properties. Studies have shown that it may reduce nausea caused by motion sickness or pregnancy and may relieve migraine. Potassium is an important component of cell and body fluids that helps controlling heart rate and blood pressure.

Nutrient Value :

Contains good amount of minerals like potassium, manganese, copper, and magnesium.

Culinery and Other Values :

It can be used instead of coconut oil in food items in india as well as in other asian countries. Its commonly used in south indian cusines. Its also used extensively in china and korea as a flavor enhancer. It can be applied on hair.

Glossary :

  • English : Gingelly Oil
  • Tamil : Nallenai
  • Malayalam : Nallenna
  • Telugu : Nuvalu Nuna
  • Kannada : Ellenai
  • Hindi : Thil Ka Tel
  • Konkani : Teelel
  • Marathi : Til Che Tel