Castor Seed Oil Uses
Natural castor seed oil is used as a laxative to cleanse the intestines (1-2 tbsp – the effect occurs after 2-6 hours) and is quite widely used for pre-cleaning before surgery or bowel examination. Castor seed oil helps with congestive constipation (although, is not recommended for chronic constipation), enterocolitis and inflammation of the colon.
Properties of Castor Seed Oil
Externally, castor seed oil is used as a treatment for cervical erosion, hemorrhoids, and anal fissures. Due to its gentle warming effect, castor seed oil is used for the complex treatment of joints (reduces joint swelling) and blood vessel diseases. Castor seed oil is deeply and well absorbed into the skin thus relieving joint pain, restoring flexibility and improving the quality of movement. Cold pressed natural castor seed oil is also used for various diseases (muscle stiffness, back injuries, joint diseases, spinal deformities).
Castor Seed Oil for Intestines and Bowel Cleansing
Natural castor seed oil is effective as a laxative, with direct action on the small intestine, it is also sometimes used in medicine before internal surgery, as it quickly and effectively cleanses the intestines.
Castor Seed Oil for Skin
Castor seed oil is excellent for softening the damaged horny layer of skin and is used to care for the skin of the legs, knees, elbows and skin affected by psoriasis. For skin health, local application of castor seed oil is recommended, which is useful for various skin conditions: keratosis, dermatosis, healing of small wounds, acne, ringworm, warts and other skin infections, as well as sebaceous cysts. The ricinoleic acid present in castor oil enhances skin absorption of other beneficial ingredients. Castor seed oil helps treat purulent acne, skin infections, and prevents the formation of scars.
Castor Seed Oil for Hair
Castor seed oil has many healing and stimulating properties that define it as an excellent choice for maintaining beautiful and healthy hair, it also nourishes eyebrows and eyelashes and stimulates their growth. Hair masks with castor seed oil make hair soft and shiny, prevent hair loss, restore hair structure, stimulate hair growth and helps prevent premature gray hair.