Castor Carrier Oil

Ricinus communis

  • Certified Organic Available
Studied Properties

The main component of Castor Oil is ricinoleic acid, a fatty acid with anti-inflammatory properties. Castor oil is rich in vitamins and has antibacterial properties.

Common Uses

Often used in hair care products for its moisturizing properties, it increases shine and luster and helps condition hair. It is also though to help stimulate hair growth. A valuable addition to skin care products, this soothing oil helps with hydration and makes skin feel softer. The oils healing and anti-inflammatory properties make it a useful ingredient in products for eczema, dermatitis, rosacea and psoriasis.

A thick carrier oil, rich in Vitamin E and fatty acids, Castor Oil is cold pressed from the bean/seeds from the castor plant naturally found in Africa, India and South America. This soothing, versatile, multi-purpose vegetable oil is pale yellow in color with a mild odor. A gentle oil, it has valuable moisturizing properties and is useful in skin care and hair care products.

More about Castor Carrier Oil

Studied Properties

  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Antibacterial
  • Moisturizing
  • Calming
  • Soothing

Common Uses

  • Hair & Scalp Care
  • Skin Care
  • Muscles & Joints
  • Body Care
  • Massage
  • Eye Area
  • Hydration
  • Dry Skin

Feature Constituents

  • ricinoleic acid
  • vitamin E

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