- Latin Name
- Sesamum Indicum
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%.
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).