Castor oil contain vitamin E, minerals, proteins and have anti-bacterial and anti-fungicidal properties. Triglyceride acids 90% of which are made up of ricinoleic acid are also contained in casrtrol oil.
In the past this oil was used as an oral laxative but today it is mostly used as a topical application. Castor oil is cheap remedy for many issues. Ricinoleic acid in castor oil is effective in getting rid of and preventing viruses, bacteria, yeasts and molds.
Castor Oil Uses and Benefits
Thickens and regrows hair. Omega 9 fatty acids in castor oil nourish the hair and follicles and the oil penetrates into the pores and follicles that produce hair. Just massage a couple of drops of castor oil into your hair.
Improves Lymphatic Flow. According to Dr David Williams, “No drug exists that has the ability to improve lymphatic flow; however, the job can easily be handled through the topical application of Castor oil.”
Anti-inflammatory. Ricinoleic acid in this oil has anti-inflammatory properties and can reduce inflammation and swelling of joints and tissues.
Helps the intestinal system with inflammatory bowels and dysentery.
Yeast Infections. Ricinoleic acid found in castor oil is able inhibit the growth of bacteria, yeast and virus’.
Constipation. Due to its anti-inflammatory properties, castor oil promotes regular bowel movement.
Menstrual Disorders. Castor oil is known to relax the muscles involved in menstrual cramps.
Acne. Due to the ricinoleic acid in castor oil, many skin problems can be treated with it.
Hair and Dandruff. Castor oil is an effective treatment for dandruff and helps protect the scalp from fungal and microbial infections due to its fungicidal, germicidal and insecticidal properties.