Sesame Carrier Oil

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Sesame oil is warming and has excellent therapeutic properties.

Latin Name
Sesamum indicum
Origin Mexico

Sesame oil is a warming oil. Making it suitable for massage and soothing stiff muscles or joints. Its warming nature is thought to help relieve pain, reduce inflammation, and promote relaxation.  A warming blend for sports massage, sesame oil is high in vitamins A, B and E and in minerals of calcium, magnesium and phosphorus. It is said to improve the blood platelet count and combat anaemia. Sesame is a very pale yellow oil with properties similar to those of Olive oil. It is very stable and contains a natural antioxidant made up of sesamol and sesamolinol formed from sesamolin, these reduce the rate of oxidation significantly.

  • Said to improve the blood platelet count and combat anaemia (Bartram 1996)
  • The oil is soothing to the digestive tract and is a mild laxative
  • Excellent for massage when used at around 20% in the base carrier
  • Beneficial for rheumatic and skin conditions
  • Softens the skin and it is used in Scandinavia for psoriasis, dry eczema and broken veins (Thompson 1986)
  • The oil contains antioxidants and lecithin and is said to be good for the nervous system.

(Len & Shirley Price: Carrier Oils for Aromatherapy & Massage 4th Edition)

It has excellent therapeutic properties, perfect for massage when used at around 20% in the base carrier.

It keeps well for up to 2 years in a cool, dark place. 
How to Use Apply direct to affected areas of the skin or use 15 drops essential oils in 50ml for massage.

Store in a cool, dark place. Not animal tested.