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Castor Oil

Castor Oil


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HIGH ALTITUDE NATURALS™ Castor oil (USP) is pressed from the Ricinus communis seeds without the use of any chemicals, and has a wide variety of uses. The oil has been famous in the world over for centuries for its anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties. The medicinal and therapeutic benefits of the oil make it a favorite across various industries. The uses of castor oil are many for skin, hair and health. It also happens to be one of the most widely-used ingredients in various cosmetics, soaps, textiles, massage oils and even medicines.
The castor seeds contain between 40% and 60% oil that is rich in triglycerides and the oil has a long and varied history of use as a healing agent in folk medicine around the world.
Castor oil can be applied directly to skin and and can restore the skin's natural luster and youthful appearance. Castor oil, penetrates deep and stimulates the production of collagen and elastin, thus reducing fine lines and wrinkles.
Castor oil deeply moisturizes the skin, and has many antioxidant properties. While hydrating the skin skin, castor oil also cleanses and heals the skin. Castor oil is rich in Ricinoleic acid, which fights off the acne-causing bacteria, thus making it useful in acne-treatment products. Castor oil is often used for fading scars. Castor oil is perfect for treating stretch marks. The oil's antimicrobial properties make it effective for treating fungal skin infections. Dermatologists now recommend castor oil because of its ability to reduce pigmentation.
Use of castor oil promotes hair growth and hence helps thicken your eyebrows and eyelashes. With castor oil’s anti-fungal, anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties, you can fight pathogens and micro-organism, responsible for scalp infections and itchy scalp. Interestingly enough, even though it’s called an oil, castor oil does not leave a greasy residue on the skin. Applying it on skin and washing off with warm water or a gentle facial cleanser leaves the skin feeling soft and supple.
Castor oil helps to increase the blood flow in the skin. With increased blood flow, the skin receives more nutrients and oxygen, which is very important for healthy skin. This also ensures healthier and glowing appearance of the skin...Enjoy...

DIRECTIONS:   Add up to 10% of the carrier oil for massage and to any creams and lotions, or use undiluted.

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