In Ayurveda, sesame oil is considered the queen of all oils because it has active principles that produce health benefits. Cured sesame oil should be used for this purpose, as the heating converts weak antioxidants into a potent antioxidant substance known as sesamol. Moreover, medicated herbal oils are used to treat specific conditions. For example, for arthritic problems, oils containing herbs that are Vata and Kapha-pacifying and have anti-inflammatory properties will be used. For anxiety, herbs possessing adaptogenic action, such as Ashwagandha, will be used.