Pure Castor Oil
A product: NaturallyThinking
Latin name: Ricinus communis seed oil (Castor)
Extraction Method: Cold pressed
Part of plant used: Seed
Purity: 100% Pure
Natural Properties: Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, proteins and minerals.
Country of origin: Asia
It is wonderful for use on the skin. Castor oil is so rich that you have to use very little to see great effects. It can be used neat or with products for sunburn, acne, dry skin and stretch marks.
Castor oil penetrates deep into the skin and helps stimulate the production of collagen and elastin. Both collagen and elastin soften and moisturize the skin, which can delay the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. That is why you will find castor oil used as an ingredient in many formulas for wrinkles and anti-aging skin preparations.
Castor oil for hair
Castor oil has traditionally been used as part of hair treatments for hair loss. The main component of castor oil; ricinoleic acid is known for its antibacterial and antifungal properties that help prevent hair loss, while high levels of Omega oils help strengthen the hair follicle.
It is useful in all types of hair (that is why it finds castor oil in many hair treatments), helping to avoid spiky tips and thinning hair.
But castor oil stands out in Afro-Caribbean hair that is prone to drying out. Like the pure oil or included in your hair products will help to revitalize and protect the hair.