Sesame is one of the most widely used Ayurvedic medicines. Sesame is used in multiple dosage forms – powder, paste, oil, in the form of sesame recipes. The wonder herb is used in multiple ways through different routes of administration. Externally, internally, orally, over the

Introduction Anxiety (Chittodvega) is a mental disorder (manasa vikara) described in one of the main ayurvedic text books (Acharya Charaka). It is a psychological and physiological state with cognitive, somatic, emotional and behavioural components. Anxiety is produced by the contamination of rajas (activity) and tamas (darkness or destruction). Rajas and Tamas are qualities of mind. Anxiety