Sesame oil is mentioned in the Vedas as excellent for humans. Distil's cold-pressed Virgin Sesame oil is naturally antibacterial against most common skin pathogens and skin fungi, such as athlete's foot fungus. It is antiviral, anti inflammatory and contains magnesium, copper, calcium, iron, zinc, and vitamin B6 that penetrate the skin easily. Once absorbed, it nourishes and restores moisture to the skin, keeping it soft, flexible and young looking. It feeds the scalp to control dry scalp Dandruff and kills Dandruff causing bacteria. It protects the skin from the effects of chlorine in swimming pool water. The rich presence of anti-oxidants such as Vitamin E and polyunsaturated fats pacifies stress related symptoms and helps control blood pressure. Use on hair, scalp, face and body and in alternative medicine such as traditional oil and foot massages, hair & scalp massages and ayurvedic treatments.