Name: CASTOR OIL (INDIA) - COLD PRESSED (REFINED) - 100% ORGANIC CARRIER OIL
Botanical Name: Ricinus communis
Country of Origin: India
Plant Part: Seed
Method of extraction: Cold Pressed, Refined/ Hexane Free
Purpose: Cosmetic Purpose. External Use only. Do not consume.
Castor oil is a vegetable oil (also known as carrier oil) obtained from the castor seed via the Cold Pressed extraction method and therefore Hexane Free. This organically grown Castor oil is a colourless to very pale-yellow thick liquid with a mild or no odour. It has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties and has been used for centuries for its therapeutic and medicinal benefits. It is believed that most of castor oil's benefits are derived from its high concentration of unsaturated fatty acids.
Application: This oil suits most cosmetic applications; Balms; Creams, lotions, body butters; Massage products; Soap; Hair care products.
Just a few of the many benefits:
Rich in Ricinoleic acid (nearly 90%), immune boosting, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antifungal.
Topically massaged into the skin after mixing with another lighter oil like Almond oil, Castor oil can be helpful in easing the pain, inflammation and swelling associated with arthritis and sore muscles. It also will help stimulate the blood and lymph circulation
Helpful in treating many infections and skin conditions like acne, it can help moisturize and is fantastic as a deep cleanser. It can help heal wounds, cuts and scrapes. It can also be helpful in reducing stretch marks caused by pregnancy. As it penetrates deep into the skin it can be helpful in reducing wrinkles and fine lines. Due to its antifungal properties, Castor oil can be used to help treat ringworm. It can help ease the pain associated with sunburn and prevent infection that can be caused by popped blisters.
Castor oil can be helpful in increasing hair health by strengthening the hair follicles and helping hair growth. Used on the scalp and hair ends, It can reduce the damage caused by hair products and styling, reduce frizz and split ends. It can help strengthen and thicken eyebrows and eye lashes.
Massaged into your feet before bed and left on overnight, covered in a pair of socks, Castor oil can be a great remedy for cracked heels. It will help clear toenail fungus and athlete's foot.
Massaged into the hands, Castor oil is great for moisturizing brittle nails and dry cuticles.
Please note: The above information provided about this product is intended to be educational in nature and not direct medical advice, claims or recommendations for medical use or treatment in any way for skin conditions of any kind.
General Safety Information: Use caution when trying any new ingredient, including carrier oils on the skin or in the hair. Those with nut allergies should consult their medical practitioner before coming into contact with nut oils, butters or other nut products.
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