Sesame seeds are well documented in the sacred Vedic texts and have played a significant role in the Indian culture for thousands of years …. at religious ceremonies and rituals as well as in treatment protocols and Ayurvedic products. They are recognised in Ayurveda for their heating effect and contain a wealth of nutrients such as calcium, copper, iron, zinc and magnesium and the oil from the pods are a valuable source of essential fatty acids to soften the skin, keep it hydrated, supple and smooth. Its deeply nourishing and warming elements make it perfect for use in body massage. This versatile oil works equally as well when used in hair care to lock in moisture. Black Sesame Oil is used as a base in all our massage oils, hair oils and body lotions. Super-charged from the sun, black sesame seeds are said to have more energy and richer in vital minerals.