Sesame Carrier Oil

Sesamum Indicum Europe

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Latin Name
Sesamum Indicum
Family
Pedaliaceae
Origin
Europe

Sesame Oil has properties similar to that of Olive Oil and is a natural anti-oxidant. It is pale yellow in colour with no scent and can be used to help treat dry skin conditions and haemorrhoids.

  • Good for psoriasis and eczema
  • Soften the skin and absorbs well when blended
  • Has been used for protection against UV rays

Best used diluted in another base oil at around 20%.

Fact

The seeds are said to be helpful in cases of constipation and, when ground up with water, can be used to treat hemorrhoids. In Indian a liquid extract is made by boiling the seeds with water to use as an emmenagogue (Stuart 1987).