It is an annual plant growing to 50-100 cm tall with opposite leaves 4-14 cm long with a complete margin. The flowers are white to purple, tubular, 3-5 cm long with a four-lobed mouth.
Sesame oil is employed for massage and health treatments of the body within the ancient Indian ayurvedic system. Sesame seed oil is alleged to get rid of wrinkles once applied to the skin in a very facial massage. Sesame Oil is additionally utilized in holistic preparations for everything from treating infections to stimulating brain activity.