In keeping with Chinese folklore and tradition, mothers relish and trust this 100% pure sesame oil to restore much needed "warmth" and "chi" energy back to their bodies after the arduous experience of childbirth. It also helps in contraction of the womb which was severely stretched during childbirth. It promotes the elimination of blood clots and stimulates lactation. in short, it assists in quick recovery for confinement mothers. Sesame oil is not only recognized by Chinese and Indian Ayurvedic medical practitioners over centuries but also adopted by Western herbalists for its anticancer, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and antioxidants properties, which are therapeutic. It was reported at the American Heart Association's annual meeting of the Inter-American Society of Hypertension by Dr.Devarajan Sankar (PhD) in 2003 that sesame oil helps lower blood pressure. All in all, sesame oil is highly nutritious and has many illness-defending and rejuvenation qualities that enhance a good health.