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Original Castor Oil Conditioner
Original Castor Oil Conditioner
Original Castor Oil Conditioner
Original Castor Oil Conditioner
Original Castor Oil Conditioner

Original Castor Oil Conditioner

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Castor oil is extracted by pressing the seeds of the castor plant and is increasingly becoming an important bio-based raw material in various cosmetics, soaps, textiles, massage oils, and even medicines.

What Is Castor Oil?

Original Castor Oil

 

Scientific Name – Ricinus communis

Origin – Africa and India
Other Names – Arandi Ka Tel (Hindi), Aamudamu (Telugu), Erandela Tela (Marathi), Amanakku Enney (Tamil), Avanakkenna (Malayalam), and Rerira Tela (Bengali).

Native to the tropical areas of Africa and India, castor oil is famous for its oil-rich castor beans. You will learn here what is castor oil good for and why you should start using it in your daily life.

Castor Oil Benefits

    Hair Benefits

    There are numerous benefits of castor oil for hair, not just promoting healthy mane, to treating various hair conditions!

    1. Promotes Hair Growth
    2. Treats Scalp Infections
    3. Prevents Premature Graying
    4. Conditions Hair

    Castor Oil Hair Benefits

    Skin Benefits

    1. Heals Inflamed Skin
    2. Fights Signs Of Aging
    3. Reduces Acne
    4. Moisturizes Skin
    5. Fades Blemishes
    6. Prevents Stretch Marks
    7. Reduces Pigmentation

    Health Benefits

    1. Treats Ringworms
    2. Disinfects Wounds
    3. Acts As A Laxative
    4. Reduces Joint Pain/Arthritis
    5. Boosts Immunity
    6. Treats Back Pain

    Nutritional Value Of Castor Oil

    Here is the detailed information on castor oil nutrition facts.
    AVERAGE COMPOSITION OF CASTOR SEED OIL / FATTY ACID CHAINS
    Acid name Average Percentage Range
    Ricinoleic acid 95 to 85%
    Oleic acid 6 to 2%
    Linoleic acid 5 to 1%
    Linolenic acid 1 to 0.50%
    Stearic acid 1 to 0.50%
    Palmitic acid 1 to 0.50%
    Dihydroxystearic acid 0.5 to 0.30%
    Others 0.5 to 0.20%
     

    FDA has classified castor oil as “generally recognized as safe and effective” (19). But it does have its list of side effects and should be used with caution.

    Conduct a basic allergy test before you jump on the remedy wagon of castor oil. Dab a few drops of castor oil on your arm and leave it on overnight. If you experience itching or rashes or redness, you might be allergic.

    Ingesting castor oil can cause nausea, abdominal pain, diarrhea, and weakness (20). If you are experiencing these symptoms, contact your doctor immediately.

    Castor oil has been known to induce early labor, so it is not advisable for pregnant women to consume it. It may interact with other medications, so you need to consult your doctor before using castor oil.

    Hope you liked our post on stunning benefits of castor oil. Do you know of any more castor oil benefits? Share them with us in the comments section.