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Sesame Oil

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Oct 17, 2023.

Excipient (pharmacologically inactive substance)

What is it?

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]

List of medications using Sesame Oil


  1. Sesame Oil. Accessed March 2, 2015 at

Further information

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