Assyrian stone tablets tell tales of gods who drank sesame wine and woke the next day to create the earth. “Open sesame” reflects the magical way in which sesame seed pods open the moment they become ripe. Ancient Egyptians used sesame seeds as medicine, and prescribed sesame oil in purification rituals, and sesame oil has long been used in making fine perfumes and inks in the Middle and Far East. We use sesame oil to make herbalized oils for our signature Abhyanga (four-handed massage) because nothing nourishes the skin, soothes vata, and purifies the body like warm sesame oil. We also like to enjoy sesame seeds as part of a daily diet because strong protein and nutritional profile.
Contains digestible calcium to strengthen teeth and bones
High in antioxidants and trace elements
Purifies and regenerates the skin and tissues
Calming and nourishing to the nervous system