Organic Castor oil works great as a skin moisturizer and as a hair conditioner. If you have been suffering from the problem of dry skin on the soles of your feet or cracked ankles, castor oil would prove useful. Massage the area with the oil and then soak it in hot water. Your skin will begin to soften. When castor oil applied topically (by massaging on the affected area), the oil can prove beneficial for people suffering from rheumatism, arthritis, gout and other painful joint conditions, calluses on the feet.
Since it contains undecylenic acid, which has germ-killing and disinfectant properties, castor oil can help with skin ulcers and kill the fungi found around fingernails and toenails.
Castor oil for hairs. If you feel that your hair has become too coarse and dull, try using castor oil as a conditioner. All you have to do is massage the oil onto your scalp, leave it for one hour and then wash off. Castor oil helps to keep dandruff at bay. You can also massage the oil into the scalp, leave it overnight and wash hair the next morning, to get rid of dandruff.
Castor oil proves to be extremely beneficial for those who have very thin eyelashes and eyebrows. All they have to do is dab on some castor oil on the lashes and brows every night, before going to bed.
WARNING : Don’t use if you are pregnant. Castor oil may induce labor.
Common Uses: It can be used as stand-alone personal care product or can be added to other oils or anti-aging creams, lotions and body butters Castor Carrier Oil is one of the few oils that can be used as an emulsifying agent. It also acts as a protective barrier on your skin that will protect against harsh environmental conditions.
Botanical Name: Ricinus communis Country of origin: India Extraction Method: Expeller Pressed Color: Pale yellow to golden yellow liquid. Scent: Castor oil has very little scent characteristic of most carrier oils. Texture: Liquid