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If you’re not using castor oil, you’re missing out. Here are 7 things you need to know

Mar 25, 2019 | Blog

Castor oil has long been prized as a home remedy and for its health benefits. Drinking it may help relieve constipation, although you need to be careful about the dosage. You can mix it with a variety of other ingredients and apply it to your skin to help fight acne and relieve dryness and itching. It can also be used topically as a hair care product, or to help fight fungal skin conditions. It may also provide joint pain relief if you rub it into the affected area and then follow up with a hot pack.

Key Takeaways:

    • The active components in castor oil made from the castor seed is triglycerides and ricinoleic acid which makes it potent for use as internal and external treatment.
    • According to WebMD, castor oil can be used to help relieve symptoms of constipation because when taken orally it acts as a stimulant to the intestines.
    • A possible use for castor oil is to act as a hydrating agent for dry skin. It does this by drawing moisture from the air to hydrate the skin.

“Good for the skin, digestion and hair, castor oil is a tried-but-true remedy.”

Read more: https://home.remedydaily.com/2017/11/07/if-youre-not-using-castor-oil-youre-missing-out-here-are-7-things-you-need-to-know/

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