Sesamin is a magic ingredient in sesame seeds representing strong anti-oxidation. It is a non–competitive inhibitor of 5-desaturase, which hastens metabolism of ethanol and increases the activity of fat metabolizing enzymes in . Thus sesamin inhibits the formation of fatty liver. Sesamin is also helpful for protecting blood vessels by scavenging free radicals and ensuring efficient nutrient and oxygen delivery for healthy brain function. In addition, it can inhibit the growth of skin cancer cell by protecting skin from UV rays and the growth of bacteria.