Castor oil offers so many benefits for your hair that it is considered to be the best friend for hair. It has high amounts of vitamin E, proteins and minerals. Besides, it has strong antifungal and antibacterial benefits.

Castor oil also contains omega-9 fatty acids, a group of nutrients which are considered essential for the proper nourishment of our follicles and hair. These fatty acids also stimulate our hair’s normal growth and re-growth.

Around 90% of castor oil has ricinoleic acid. This is an unsaturated form of omega-9 fatty acid. Another benefit of castor oil is that it can help in thickening our eyebrows and eyelashes. It could enter our hair follicles and pores deeply and stimulate both growth and re-growth.

There are many other health benefits of this ‘magical’ oil.

Hair Benefits & Fighting Dandruff

Castor oil features insecticidal, fungicidal and germicidal benefits that help in keeping our scalp safe and protected against fungal and microbial infections. These properties also help get rid of dandruff.


The ricinoleic acid in the oil is very powerful in the treatment of various skin problems including acne.

Yeast Infections

Ricinoleic acid in castor oil can slow down both yeast and bacterial growth. It can also help prevent different types of viral infections.

Relief from Constipation

The oil also helps in promoting normal bowl movement. It also fights inflammation.

Strengthens Lymphatic System

Dr. David Williams claims that a drug has not yet been created that could help in improving the lymphatic flow. But he says that with the right use of castor oil, it is possible to get the desired results.

Menstrual Problems

If you are suffering from menstrual cramps, you can use castor oil. It can provide relief from cramps.

It can also help in fighting sunburn, migraines, athlete’s foot, and ringworm. Studies show that castor oil can also help with the prevention of dysentery and inflammatory bowel syndrome. This is because of its strong anti-inflammatory benefits and the presence of ricinoleic acid.

Castor Oil Remedy

There are many conditions that can be treated using castor oil remedy. The various health problems that can be improved include digestive disorders, kidney stones, joints swelling, fibroids, menstrual cramps and irritable bowel syndrome.

Use the following method to prepare the remedy:

Add some castor oil on a piece of cloth before applying on your skin. Leave it for just 1 hour. Repeat this treatment 3-4 times per week. It is recommended to place one container having hot water on a castor oil pack.

Source: Viral Alternative News