Sesame Seed oil is available in 2oz or 4oz bottles. To keep our pricing low and to pass along a 15% savings on our 4 oz bottles, we use the same label for both bottles. Regardless of the bottle size, you choose the label indicates 2oz.
Botanical name: Sesamum indicum
Extraction method: Cold pressed, Virgin, Unrefined
Sesame seed oil is the oldest crop grown for the use of its oil. Records for the production of sesame seeds date back to the 1600s.
It’s used all over the world from Asia to Latin America for darkening hair, improving hair growth, as a nerve tonic, and to increase vitality.
The oil is exceptionally stable because of the abundance of antioxidants present, having a shelf life of well over 2 years.
It’s documented properties include it acting as a demulcent, diuretic, emmenagogue (stimulates menstrual flow - not to be used when pregnant), emollient (moisturizer), galactagogue (will increase production of breast milk), sun protective, tonic, hair restorer, and skin revitalizer.
Sesame seed is known as a great emollient which means it keeps the skin moisturized,
flexible and prevents itching or cracking. One of the most important minerals in this oil is zinc,
which is responsible for increasing elasticity and reducing the appearance of age spots.
Surprisingly enough, California State University discovered that applying sesame oil to
the skin will create a protective layer and save you from UV rays!
A 2006 study found that adding sesame oil to your diet will manage plasma
glucose levels in people experiencing hypertensive diabetes and it will also lower blood pressure.
Emmenagogue - Inducing a Late Menstrual Period
Herbs, seeds, and oils such as sesame seed can have a powerful effect on the
human body and should be used with caution. These oils and herbs should not
be used among pregnant women as they can stimulate contractions in the uterus induce
the menstrual flow and disrupt pregnancy or cause dangerous early labor.
Other natural Emmenagogues:
Parsley, Papaya, Celery, Angelica Root, Aloe Vera Juice, Basil, Rosemary, Sage, Marjoram, Oregano, Cinnamon, Hyssop + more
The above statements have not been evaluated by the FDA
This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.
Safety precautions: Extremely potent use with care. Consult a professional reference for correct dilution ratios prior to application.
Avoid in pregnancy and lactation. Keep away from eye area. Keep out of reach of children.