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20 Amazing Benefits of Castor Oil

Posted by Divya2700 24/09/2018 0 Comment(s) Essential Oils,

Castor oil is a vegetable oil obtained by pressing the seeds of the castor oil plant (Ricinus communis). This miracle oil has anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant and anti-bacterial properties and hence has been used for centuries for its therapeutic and medicinal benefits.

We have all heard our grandparents and ayurvedic specialists talk about castor oil benefits for hair and skin. But here are many other medicinal and therapeutic benefits that you may not have heard of. Did you know that pure cold pressed castor oil can not just be applied externally (to hair or skin) but also consumed internally to avail the benefits? Here are some key areas where castor oil can work miracles:
 

Hair Care
  1. Hair growth
  2. Thickens & Conditions hair
  3. Split ends
  4. Hair Loss & Thinning
How To: Just mix castor oil with coconut oil in the ratio of 1:3 and apply to your hair twice a week. Leave for a minimum of 1 hour and shampoo. You should be able to see great results in approx 3 months.

Skin Care
  1. Dry Skin
  2. Wrinkles & Fine Lines
  3. Cracked Heels
  4. Reduces signs of Ageing
  5. Stretch Marks
  6. Brittle Nails
  7. Sunburns
  8. Athlet’s foot
How To: Apply to the affected area overnight. Make it a daily practice for best results.

Health Conditions
  1. Arthritis
  2. Joint Pain
  3. Sore Muscles
How To: Massage the joints and other affected parts with castor oil as necessary on a regular basis.

Internal Health
  1. Constipation
  2. Boosts Immune System
  3. Gastrointestinal Problems
  4. Menstrual Disorders
  5. Improves Immunity
How To: You can consume pure cold pressed castor oil 1 teaspoon daily as medicine. Since the taste is bitter, to give it to children, it can be rolled into their roti dough or other food items as convenient. 

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