Process for extraction of Antioxidants from Sesame seed/cake

Jayalekshmy A, Arumugam C, Suja KP

An antioxidant extract from sesame seed/cake containing sesamol and other compounds is prepared by employing selective extraction techniques and purification methods and that which can be effectively utilised as a substitute for synthetic antioxidants for the protection of vegetable oils, foods, cosmetic/pharmaceutical preparations etc.