many years ago the plant was referred to as the “Palma Christi” because the shape of the plant’s leaves were said to resemble the palm of Christ.
For thousands of years it was used to treat a variety of ailments.
For ages it was also used to induce labor and relief constipation, as treatment against parasitical worms.
In traditional medicine it is also used in preventing the growth of numerous species of viruses, bacteria, yeasts and molds.
Castor oil mainly contains ricinoleic acid, an anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant oil, immune system and lymphatic system stimulant.
Also used for several movement disorders like Parkinson.
The most effective use of castor oil is castor oil packs or poultices, which increase topical absorption.
When used properly, castor oil packs improve the function of the thymus gland and other immune system functions,” . They are also helpful for muscle and joint pain.
You can apply the oil to the affected area cover it with cloth and then use a plastic cover and apply heat like a warm water bottle.
Our oil is cold pressed 100% concentrated therefore it is very thick in nature and has a white to beige color.
Castor oil traditionally has been used topically for acne and other skin conditions, as well as hair loss, rashes and aches. It has antibacterial and antifungal properties and is high in Vitamin E, andricinoleic acid.