Sesame Oil

Sesame Oil

$ 5.94

Sesamum indicum

Sanskrit: Til

Sesame is a tall annual grass giving forth flowers that can be white, yellow, blue, purple; it is the oldest plant cultivated for its oil, native to subsaharan Africa and first grown by humans in India.


Rasa: Sweet. bitter

Virya: Heating

Vipaka: Sweet

Dosha: V-, PK+

Dhatus: All

Prabhava: Of all oils, sesame is the most sattvic.

Actions: Supports a healthy nervous system, relieves occasional muscle tension, soothes occasional insomnia, directs the flow of vata downwards, enhances a strong voice, enhances strong vision, aids the healthy growth of hair, maintains strong bones, regulates healthy weight, produces ojas*





*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.