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Sesame Seeds - The Ayurvedic Fountain of Youth

Ancient Ayurvedic texts speak of the benefits of sesame seeds, especially how they promote longevity and preserve youth. Sesame seeds are considered to be excellent hair tonics (keshya) and rejuvenators (rasayana). They also help improve the complexion (varnya) and make it more beautiful.

Sesame for the Hair:

  • Regular head massage with sesame oil has numerous benefits. It soothes the scalp and enriches the roots, and triggers hair growth.

  • It makes the hair thicker and more lustrous, while also relaxing you and helping you sleep deeper.

How to make Sesame Oil Hair Mask:

Combine 2 teaspoons of sesame oil and 1 tablespoon of Aloe Vera gel and apply to the scalp for 10-15 minutes. Rinse off with cold water.

Sesame for the Face:

  • The anti-bacterial properties of sesame oil make it perfect for your face and body.

  • Sesame seeds have wonderful healing qualities - they wash off the dead skin from your face, making it glow.

  • Sesame oil is great for body massages because they help keep the skin warm and hydrated for long.

  • Their anti-inflammatory properties heal redness and patchiness.

How to Make Sesame Face Mask:

Combine 1 tablespoon olive oil and 2 tablespoons powdered sesame seeds and apply to the face for 10-15 minutes. Rinse off.

In addition to its beauty applications, sesame seeds also reduce ama in the body by improving the functioning of the digestive system. With the waste being flushed out effectively, your skin will no longer look sallow, but will glow with health and radiance.

For more beauty related advice, tips, and suggestions, or to treat skin or hair problem that’s causing you a lot of worries, speak to a Jiva doctor today. Dial 0129-4040404 or click on ‘Speak to a Doctor’ under the CONNECT tab in the Jiva Health App.

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