Castor oil is obtained by a mechanical process and or solvent extraction of seeds of the castor plant, ricinus communis a subtropical shrub in the uphorbia faimly.Ricinus communis is found in the wild in tropical areas. However it is grown all over the world for both industrious uses and decoration purposes. People love to grow the castor plant because of the castor plant striking large leaves. In regions such as China India and Africa castor oil is harvested for economic purposes but also medicinally to treat health conditions. The Greeks used castor oil for light in their lamps and the Egyptians used castor oil for various purposes.
Various Uses of Castor Oil:
All the uses of castor oil has yet to be explored. However, people commonly use castor oil for the following:
• Pain relief
• Treat insomnia
• Acne relief
• Hair growth
• Used in various industrial products
Castor oil uses for hair
This is probably one of the most popular uses of castor oil. Castor oil is widely beneficial for the hair. Castor oil is known to fix damaged split ends. IT can also fix dryness, locking in moisturizers. If you r hair is constantly falling out from the ends, apply a little castor oil each day and this will prevent the falling out of the hair.
Also, castor oil is used as a hair growth stimulant. Massage the scalp daily in order to see results. This practice can be especially useful if you are suffering from baldness or thinning hair.
Castor oil can also combat scalp fungus. If you have been suffering from dandruff castor oil is known be combative against the dandruff.
Castor oil Uses for skin
Castor oil is very beneficial for the skin. You can use castor oil to lessen the wrinkles on your face. Castor oil penetrates the skin deeply, making it an effective treatments for conditions such as dry skin, acne, bags, stretch marks and other dark spots. Although, castor oil is heavy, it’s properties prevent it from causing adverse effects on your skin such as acne that other oils may cause.
For centuries castor oil has been used to induce labor. People have discovered that with castor oil they delivery sped up and there was less pain involved.
Massage oil and Cysts and Other lumps
Castor oil can penetrate deep into the skin into the organs. Because of castor oil penetrating properties, it able to dissolve cysts, wars, and other lumps with ease. However, you will have to apply castor oil frequently if you want to see fast results. Castor oil is also effective when conducting massages as it soothes pain and has a relaxing feel.
Castor Oil is Used for wounds
Castor oil contains has Ricinoleic acid which has antimicrobial properties. This make castor an effective treatment for sores open wounds. Castor oil has been used traditionally to treat small cuts or open wounds.
Castor oil is also effective for conditions such as ringworm, constipation, bowel disease, and vaginal infections. Castor oil makes an effective treatment for all these conditions because it contains antifungal and anti-bacterial properties.
Castor oil is also used for industrial purposes.
Products such as lubricants, paints, soaps, cosmetics. sealants, and dyes contain castor oil. Castor oil is also used in many food products
Common benefits of using castor oil
• Beneficial for health
• *Boost immune systems
• Relieves pain