We avoid using tertiary references. It is a thick oil and may leave your skin feeling oily and greasy. Nothing soothes your frayed mind and body after a hectic day as much as a relaxing massage. This light and thin oil are used for cooking as well as massaging. It suits all skin types and usually does not irritate the skin. Ayurvedic texts, such as Charaka Samhita, have listed the benefits of using sesame oil for massages. This oil contains natural latex, so avoid using it if you are allergic to latex. Ramona has a Master's degree in English Literature.