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Nature has always held the key to life’s mysteries, offering us profound wisdom and solutions to our everyday challenges. From the vast landscapes to the tiniest organisms, nature’s intricate workings have been a source of inspiration for countless generations.
As farmers who work with plants, we see this plays out on a daily basis. One such example of nature’s wisdom lies in the transformative power of our cold-pressed sesame oil, a liquid sunshine that not only nourishes our skin but also protects it from the very sun it absorbs. In this blog post, we will explore the essence of nature’s wisdom, delve into the marvels of this radiant elixir, and share with you how we incorporate it into our daily routine.
Unleashing the Power of Liquid Sunshine:
As the seasons shift and clouds replace the warm summer days, it’s natural to yearn for the energizing embrace of the sun. At our farm, we discovered a way to infuse liquid morning sunshine into our lives by including cold-pressed sesame oil in our self-care routine. We have seen Grandma use it to massage her legs and arms, while P’Nok and P’Kamphol apply it to their skin when working out in the sun. This remarkable oil, cold-extracted from black sesame seeds, carries within it the essence of months’ worth of solar energy that the seeds have absorbed. After being carefully dried in our solar drying house, the seeds release their potent energy, ready to nourish and revitalize whatever it touches.
Harnessing the Energy of Black Sesame Seeds:
When we first started working on our dry arid land more than 15 years ago, sesame is one of the plants we chose to work with. Not only is it able to thrive with very little water, it can also be used for so many things, from food to self-care. We grow all sorts of sesame; white, red and black sesame but when it comes to turning it into sesame oil, we only choose the black sesame seeds.
The choice of black sesame seeds is no coincidence. Their dark color allows them to retain sunlight far more efficiently than their white or red counterparts. Just as the seeds soak up the sun’s rays, they become vessels of nourishment and radiance. When we apply this golden-hued oil to our skin, it evokes the warmth and vitality of a winter morning sun. Rubbing a few drops on the plam will give you that cozy gentle warmth on the skin. The result is a healthy glow that emanates from within, as if we ourselves have become the embodiment of the morning sun.
Nature’s Built-in Sun Protection:
Apart from being a fast-absorbing moisturizer that doesn’t leave the skin feeling oily, another fascinating aspect of this liquid sunshine that we find is its natural sun protection properties. While some may opt to avoid the sun altogether, fearing its harmful effects, cold-pressed sesame oil offers an alternative approach. With a natural SPF (Sun Protection Factor) of 6, this nourishing elixir acts as a shield against the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays. By embracing the very thing that can disturb us, we find a remedy that not only protects but also nurtures our skin.
Incorporating Liquid Sunshine into Your Routine:
To experience the benefits of liquid sunshine, you can incorporate cold-pressed sesame oil into your daily skincare routine. Here’s how.
1. Cleanse and Exfoliate: Begin by cleansing your face and body to remove impurities. You can use a gentle cleanser suitable for your skin type. Follow up with a natural exfoliator to slough off dead skin cells and promote a radiant complexion.
2. Apply the Liquid Sunshine: After patting your skin dry, take a few drops of cold-pressed sesame oil onto your fingertips. Gently massage the oil into your face, neck, and body using upward circular motions. Allow the oil to penetrate your skin and nourish it from within.
3. Enhance Your Facial Routine: For an extra boost of hydration and glow, incorporate the liquid sunshine into your facial routine. Mix a drop or two of cold-pressed sesame oil with your favorite moisturizer or serum. Apply the mixture to your face and neck, allowing it to absorb completely.
4. Sun Protection: While cold-pressed sesame oil offers a natural SPF of 6, it is still essential to practice sun safety. If you plan to spend an extended time in the sun, consider applying an additional layer of sunscreen with a higher SPF after using the liquid sunshine.
5. Embrace Mindfulness: As you apply the liquid sunshine to your skin, take a moment to connect with nature. Close your eyes, breathe deeply, and visualize the warm sun’s embrace. Embracing this mindful approach enhances the holistic benefits of liquid sunshine, promoting a sense of tranquility and well-being.
Reflecting on the wonders of cold-pressed sesame oil, we are reminded of the vast wisdom that nature holds. It teaches us that within every challenge lies an opportunity for growth and healing. Just as the black sesame seeds absorb and transform the sun’s energy, we too can harness the power of nature to overcome obstacles and find balance in our lives. By embracing this radiant elixir, we nourish our skin and protect it from the sun’s rays, all while reconnecting with the essence of the morning sun.
Let us remember to look to nature for inspiration and guidance, for it is in her embrace that we discover the answers to life’s most profound questions. Mother Nature is truly astounding, an eternal source of wonder and healing that envelops us in her boundless love and beauty. With each drop of liquid sunshine, we invite nature’s wisdom into our lives, radiating with vitality and embracing the nourishing embrace of the sun itself.
Experience this liquid sunshine for yourself and let your skin feel real and pure Mother Nature’s wisdom, visit our Cold-Pressed Sesame OIl.