7 Benefits of Castor Oil

7 Benefits of Castor Oil


Castor Oil is a translucent liquid with a yellow tint. It is an active ingredient in a wide variety of every household. It helps to treat skin, hair and medical conditions. It comes from seeds of the ricinus communis plant, which is native to tropical areas of Africa and Asia.

It has anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, moisturizing, and some other useful properties. It is said to be a natural beauty ingredient that can solve most of your skin and hair problems. It can also provide moisturizing benefits, it also works as a calming oil and helps to make the skin softer.

It acts as a lubricant coating for hair and give them conditioning strands and its loaded with ricinoleic acid, a potent antioxidant that protects the skin from radical damages that cause wrinkles.

In a nutshell, It acts as a savior oil for hair and skin and it has many advantages

Here are 7 benefits of using Castor oil

1. Treats Acne 

Acne is a common disorder specially in teens, it is caused when the skin becomes clogged with dead skin or bacteria. Castor oil posses properties that are beneficial for lowering acne symptoms

2. Natural remedy for Wrinkles

It is a great remedy for Wrinkles as it disperse into the skin and stimulates the production of collagen which smoothens and hydrates the skin. Apply it over the wrinkled area, let it stay overnight and rinse well.

3. Get rid of moles and cyst

This oil also solves the problem of cyst and corns by dissolving them as the fatty acids in castor oil easily absorbed by the skin. Applying castor oil with a pinch of baking soda on the infected area is known to give the desired result.

4.  Promotes hair growth

It is believed to be the best hair oil to boost hair growth. The goodness of ricinoleic acid and omega 6 fatty acids helps to improve the blood circulation when messaged onto the scalp and promotes the growth of hair.  It also helps to hydrate the hair and conditions them naturally. We at Se Hermosa  believes that natural is beautiful and we promote natural ingredients and natural infused products.

5. Boost your eyebrows and eyelashes

Applying little castor oil daily on brows and lashes helps them to grow, as castor oil contains moisturizing benefits which allows them to condition and thicken the hair.

6. Treats Constipation

Its a great remedy for constipation, researches have found that ricinoleic acid in castor oil binds to receptors on the muscle cells of your intestinal walls and helps those muscles contract and push stools, hence relieves constipation.

7.  Helps to prevent Hair fall

Applying castor oil once or twice a week with meethi seed powder or olive and coconut oil can helps to prevent hair loss and it also helps to give shine to hair.

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