Castor oil is incredibly beneficial and since ancient time people are using this natural oil as a treatment of various health issues and ailments. For instance, the Ancient Egyptians used this oil to improve numerous health conditions. Today, scientists have proved that this oil offers numerous health benefits.
Properties of Castor Oil
Castor oil is natural oil obtained from a plant called Ricinus Communis. It is interesting to mention that even 50% of this plant actually is oil. Despite the fact that the plant has high levels of toxicity, the castor oil is completely safe for use.
The castor oil contains ricinoleic acid that makes thus oil incredibly beneficial.
This oil is efficiently improves the blood circulation, but most common use of this oil is as a purge or as a delivery accelerator. Additionally, this oil can be used as beauty treatment.
Improvement of Appearance of Skin with Castor Oil
Castor oil is efficient in improving the blood circulation and for relieving joint pain, and for that purpose it is used in form of compresses. Namely, the compresses allow the proper absorption of the castor oil and the procedure is very simple.
You will need:
- Clean cloths or gauze
- Paper kitchen film (kitchen plastic)
- Hot water bottle
First of all clean the area with lukewarm water and disinfect it with baking soda. After that, soak a clean cloth in castor oil and place it over the area and then cover it with kitchen foil. Next step is to apply the hot water bottle to the compress and wrap the area with a towel. On this way the area will star warm for longer period of time.
Let the castor oil compress to act for 1 hour. After that, remove everything and rinse off the treated area with plenty of water.
Repeat the same procedure every day until you experience improvements. You should not use the castor oil compress longer than 40 days.
The castor oil compresses will improve the discomfort caused by various veins. In same time, the function of your liver will be improved. These compresses will relieve pain, inflammation and premenstrual pain and will aid the process of digestion.
Below we are going to present you 24 health conditions that you can treat by using castor oil:
- Prepare mixture of castor oil with a little baking soda and lighten the dark spots on your skin.
- Castor oil has the ability to improve the condition of the skin and you can use it to remove the stretch marks. Simply apply castor oil with gentle massage.
- Use castor oil to heal burns, cuts and small bruises.
- You can stimulate hair growth and strengthen your hair by massaging your scalp with this oil.
- This oil is efficient in elimination of pilonidal cysts.
- Cure sprains and injuries by massaging your ankle with castor oil.
- In order to cure tinnitus drink 6 drops of castor oil, along with a glass of water in period of 4 months.
- Only 1 drop of castor oil in your eyes, on a daily basis can stop the cataract.
- You can fight against severe allergic conditions by drinking 5 drops of castor oil on daily basis.
- Rub castor oil on your neck and treat throat nodules. In same time the castor oil will treat thickening of the vocal cords.
- If you have some allergy or conjunctivitis, rub castor oil on your eyelids before bed.
- Remove wax plugs with only 1 drop of castor oil in each ear.
- If you are ex-smoker you should drink 2 drops of castor oil every day and thus remove nicotine from your body. In same time, this is an effective treatment to combat alcoholism.
- Remove calcium deposits and plantal calluses by massaging the soles of your feet.
- One of the properties of castor oil is improving the digestion
- Use castor oil to improve diarrhea or constipation
- Combination of little castor oil and lavender oil is great for relaxing massages and can be used as treatment of hyperactivity.
- Apply castor oil on your back and thus relieve cervical or lumbar pains.
- With the help of castor oil you can remove fungi from the skin, such as athlete’s foot.
- By rubbing castor oil on the warts on daily basis you can remove them in a month.
- Use this oil to end up with red moles.
- In order to stop snoring rub castor oil on the chest, every day.
- Combination of castor oil and baking soda will help you to alkalize your organism, and fight chronic diseases.
- Only one drop of castor oil on insect bites will soothe the inflammation and itching.