PC. Luis Quiroz Ravines
Castor oil is a vegetable oil extracted from the seeds of Ricinus communis and its benefits are likely derived from its high concentrations of unsaturated oils. Castor oil is used for its antioxidant properties, anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory. It has been used since ancient times in medicine, textiles, soaps and cosmetics.
Castor Oil Benefits
Because of its wonderful benefits, castor oil has been used throughout the time internal and externally and even in cosmetics, this oil is considered a good remedy for various diseases and to strengthen the immune system.
The following diseases are successfully treated with castor oil:
- Hair loss
- Arthritic and rheumatic pains
- Multiple sclerosis
- Parkinson's disease
Castor oil has also proved useful in problems such as constipation, migraines, acne, bowel problems, athlete's foot, menstrual disorders, sunburn, etc.
Castor oil and skin
Castor oil is one of the oldest natural beauty treatments, especially applied to soften and beautify the skin due to its high content of vitamin E, proteins, minerals and essential oils, particularly for its high concentration of ricinoleic acid is very useful for hair and skin.
Accelerated growth of female hair
Many women have accelerated the growth of their hair, especially after childbirth, using twice a week castor oil. There are numerous testimonies about it. Applying castor oil, hair grows three times faster than the normal rate. Usually the result of this home treatment twice a week for a few months, is a longer and thicker hair.
Natural regrowth of hair using castor oil
If you want a softer, less frizzy and stronger hair, apply daily or weekly can help a natural regeneration of lost hair and prevent hair loss.
Anti bacterial and anti-fungal properties of castor oil, make it effective against dandruff, fungi and folliculitis. The high content of ricinoleic acid increases circulation to the scalp, restores lost natural oil, balances the PH of the scalp and stimulates hair regrowth.
Castor oil reduces the damage caused by repeated application of chemicals on hair and alkalinity. Castor oil antioxidants protect the keratin in the hair and allow look more bright, beautiful and healthy hair.
To achieve a high gloss on your hair place a couple of drops of castor oil on your hands and rub gently, but do not overdo or achieve a nice little greasy hair. Try and find the right amount for your hair type.