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Sesame Oil

Excipient (pharmacologically inactive substance)

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Sesame oil is the refined fixed oil obtained from the seed of one or more cultivated varieties of Sesamum indicum. Ih pharmaceuticals, it is used as a solvent for intramuscular injections. Sesame oil is also used as a fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent, occlusive; emollient, and may be added to hair conditioners and skin masks.[1]

[1] Drugs.com. Sesame Oil. Accessed March 2, 2015 at http://www.drugs.com/dict/sesame-oil.html

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