Castor oil poses a lot of healthy benefits that are known for centuries, and treat many health issues. Ricinus communis, the castorbean or castor-oil-plant, is a species of perennial flowering plant in the spurge family, Euphorbiaceae, is 50% castor oil and is good due to ricinoleic acids.
RICINUS COMMUNIS HAS SEVERAL RELIEVING PROPERTIES THAT ADD TO ITS THERAPEUTIC VALUE. SOME OF THESE ARE:
- Its oil and seed (castor oil and castor seed) extracts have been used as an internal medicine in folk medicine for disorders like severe constipation, worm infestation, rheumatism, intestinal inflammation and also for birth control.
- The oil is used for external application to relieve furuncles, boils, headaches, inflammation of the middle ear, inflammatory skin disorders.
- In China the medicine has been used in traditional medicine for facial paralysis, sore throat, furuncles, dry stool, inflammation of the skin and ulcers.
- The root of the plant has been used for relieving liver disorders and different forms of inflammation.
- The leaves are used as anti-inflammatory and emmenagogue (stimulate menstruation in women).
- Castor oil is being used as a lubricant in the candy production, as a component of flavour, as an ingredient for preparing protective coatings for tablets.
For recipe you need hot water bottle, kitchen paper and gauze or cloth.
METHOD OF PREPARATION:
Clean the area with baking soda and water. Soak cloth in the castor and cover the area, then wrap kitchen foil. Put the bottle on the compress wrap and after 60 min, rinse. Do this daily for 40 days.
The compress cures also varicose veins, PMS, digestion, inflammation, liver work and such.
THE BEST 24 HEALTH USES FOR CASTOR OIL
- Mix of baking soda and castor can lighten dark skin.
- Apply with massage for removal of stretch marks.
- Healing bruises, cuts and small wounds. Massage the scalp to make new hair growth
- Removes pilonidal cysts
Massage ankles to remove pain and sprain
- Consume 3 drops with water for 4 months and cure tinnitus
- 1 drop in the eyes cures cataract
- Sip 5 drops daily for allergy
- Rub It on the neck and treat throat nodules as you thicken the cords.
Allergy and conjunctivitis are cured if you rub the oil on the lids, before sleeping.
- 1 drop of the oil in ear, removes wax plugs.
- Sip 2 drops daily and remove nicotine, also this cures alcoholism
Massage soles on feet and remove calluses
- Apply on the belly and cure diarrhea
Castor and lavender relaxes hyperactivity and muscle issues
- Apply on the back for cervical and lumbar pains
- Removes athlete’s foot or fungi
- Rubbed on warts makes them gone
- Rubbed on chest stops snoring
With baking soda it alkalizes the body
- 1 drops castor on bug bites stops inflammation and itching