Castor oil increases blood flow to the scalp which promotes healthier hair. Applying castor oil can boost hair growth. It can moisturize a dry, irritated scalp. Castor oil’s antibacterial and antifungal properties can reduce chapped scalp.
Castor oil is rich in ricinoleic acid, a monounsaturated fatty acid. This means it is an ideal skin moisturizer. It also prevents or reduces water loss through the outer layer of the skin.
How to use
Face – After cleansing the face, apply a few drops of only the oil or a mixer of it and other essential or carrier oils and massage into the face and neck.
Body – For the skin, you can apply a few drops to any part of the body and massage before applying body lotions, a few drops can be mixed with body lotions as well.
Hair – Whilst hair is moist, apply a few drops of oil to the hair and scalp by massaging it in.