Cold Pressed Castor Oil is extracted from crushing and pressing castor seeds. The rich oil extracted is a pale yellow in color and is no stranger within beauty industry.
Castor oil has also been used for centuries as an anti inflammatory and antioxidant oil. The Egyptians were the first to ever explore its benefits, Cleopatra used to used to in cooperate it in her beauty regiment.
The oil extracted in 100% pure, natural and contains an array of health and beauty benefits.
Quick Facts about Cold Pressed Castor Oil
Heals inflamed skin – Castor oil is effective in treating sunburns and dry skin.
Anti- aging oil – It softens, hydrates the skin and stimulates the production of collagen and elastin, thereby delaying wrinkles and fine lines on skin.
Reduces acne – Castor oil is rich in ricinoleic acid that removes the dead skin cells, bacteria, excess oil, and dirt that clogs pores and prevents acne on skin.
Moisturizes skin – It is rich in vitamin E and the highly concentrated fatty acids that help hydrate and rejuvenate the skin.
Fades blemishes and pigmentation – Fatty acids in castor oil help penetrate the skin and plump out the skin and encourage the rejuvenation of skin and treating blemishes.
Prevents stretch marks – The oil is rich in fatty acids which help reduce stretch marks and heal skin.
Promotes hair growth – Cold pressed Castor Oil stimulates circulation to the hair follicle that gives hair vitality and a boost.
Disinfects wounds – antimicrobial properties in castor oil helps in treating minor cuts and scratches and soothes the skin.
Treats ringworms – The oil contains an active compound, undecylenic acid, that is helps treat ringworms.
Acts as a laxative – Ricinoleic acid in castor oil helps relieves suffering from constipation.
Nutritional Value of Castor Oil
1 Tablespoon of Castor Oil Contains:
- Calories 120
- Sodium 0 mg
- Total Fat 14 g
Trans 0 g
Saturated 2 g
Polyunsaturated 9 g
Monounsaturated 3 g
- Potassium 0 mg
- Total Carbs 0 g
- Dietary Fiber 0 g
- Sugars 0 g
- Protein 0 g
- Cholesterol 0 mg
- Vitamin A 0%
- Calcium 0%
- Vitamin C 0%
- Iron 0%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
How to Use Cold Pressed Castor Oil
Cold Pressed Castor Oil may be used for:
Skin – Dip a cotton ball in castor oil and dab gently on affected area. Wash with luke warm water after two hours.
Hair – Apply castor oil to the roots of the hair. Rinse and wash out in shower after half an hour.
Ingestion – Mix 1 tsp of oil in half glass of warm milk. Drink the mixture once a week to help rid body of toxins.