Say Goodbye To Aches & Pains With Sesame

Winter arrives with a mountain of issues. While this season has got a several reasons to perk you up. Ask why ? No sweating, which obviously allows you wear whatever you like and put on the best of make-up. The colder months also means time for exploring all the favourite places you have been planning to go since long. Although, the weather maybe a bit harsh, but, there are always woolens, jackets, cardigans and mufflers to protect you from the crude winds.

Use sesame and Feel Free !

But, talking about all the good parts, we also need to be alert of all the common winter issues like dry skin, dandruff, cough and cold, fever, muscle aches – yeah. Joint pains, muscle aches, backaches or just say – any and every kind of aches and pains double up during this season. Why ? The dry climate stiffens your muscles which makes movement impossible. Even your skin dries up and you can actually feel that difficulty in closing your fists, or turning sideways when in bed. The best remedy is to keep your muscles constantly moving along with daily oil massage. Basically, just stay warmed up ! 
Though there are quite a few options available in the market to ease those aching muscles, the traditional Sesame Oil outruns everything. In Ayurveda, it is known as Abhyanga for treating several chronic diseases like arthritis. Massage with this oil softens muscle tissues and joints and also increases flexibility. Gently rubbing the skin with Sesame oil will relax the skin and provide a soothing touch. You need to keep a thin layer of oil on the skin throughout the day for toning and warming up the muscles.

How well you can use sesame for relaxing your muscles ?

-       -  Mix up a quarter cup of Sesame Carrier Oil with 5-6 drops of Frankincense Essential Oil. Blend it well and massage it on the joints, back, shoulders. Best to use it in the night when the oil gets absorbed well and works perfect to heal your system.

-     -  The reason for using Frankincense along with Sesame is because it’s a warming oil which is the best for the cold months. It relaxes and soothes your muscles along with toning your skin.

That’s it for today. We will come up with more winter care tips. Till then, stay tuned.


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