Day 6: the healing properties of sesame oil – 28 Day Yoga Challenge

Ayurveda is a 5,000 year old medical system that works to keep one’s health in a perfect state of balance. Ayurveda and yoga are sister disciplines. Ayurvedic remedies are used for both prevention and healing and are carried out entirely by natural means.

I’ve become fascinated with Ayurvedic remedies and have recently discovered the healing properties of sesame oil. Take a look at the video above for tips on getting to sleep more quickly, grounding the body and getting rid of ear aches.

By the way, use regular sesame oil – not toasted sesame oil – unless you really want to smell like sesame!