Name: Sesamum indicum, Sesamum orientale, Sesamum trifoliatum, Sesamum luteum
Names: Sesame, Tila, Til
This is a small bush found
in India. There are three varieties; black, white, red (or brown). White has most oil, black is best for healing
Used: Seed, oil, leaf
Seeds: aphrodisiac, demulcent, diuretic,
emmenagogue, emollient, galactogogue, laxative,
Decoction, sweets, paste, poultice, powder, medicated oil
Large doses may cause abortion;
USE WITH CAUTION.
No information about the safety of this herb is available.
Use caution. Ayurvedic herbs are often taken in combination with others to neutralize the toxicity one herb with the opposing effect of other. Do not take except under the supervision of a qualified professional.
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