Sesame Oil

Sesame Oil

A Versatile Aid in Chinese Medicine

Good for Addressing Constipation Due to Dryness, Ulcers, Cracked Skin, Scabies, and Tinea

Description: Sesame oil is valued for its cool and sweet properties, known to detoxify the body and lubricate dryness. It is also believed to promote bowel movements and produce muscles.


  • Add a few drops of sesame oil to your cooking. This is often done to relieve constipation caused by dryness.
  • Applying sesame oil externally to the affected area and massaging it can help alleviate rheumatic pain and fatigue.

Clinical Report:

Sesame oil has been used to address chronic simple rhinitis in traditional practices. The preparation includes cooking the oil over low heat until it reaches a boil. It is then used as nose drops, applied a few drops at a time to each side of the nose, gradually increasing to several drops, three times a day.

Out of a selected group of cases, many showed significant improvements, while some showed progress, and a small number showed no effects. The duration of this application varied from a few days to several months.


Sesame oil's unique properties make it a versatile component in traditional Chinese medicine, offering solutions to a variety of common ailments. Its uses in both cooking and external application demonstrate how this natural substance can be harnessed for overall wellness. Whether it's added to food or applied topically, sesame oil continues to be an essential part of holistic care for many around the world.

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