Have you heard of castor oil? Its thick and sticky oil that is not always pleasant but yet this oil is very effective for improving skin quality and promotes hair growth.
Castor oil: a simple and natural product that does wonders for the skin and promotes hair growth
If you are looking for all in one product for your skin and hair problems, castor oil is probably one of your best beauty allies. Applied externally, it helps to fight against brittle hair, treats scars, promotes hair growth, eyelashes and eyebrows.
It’s made from a plant called Ricinus communis, this oil is rich in fatty acids and vitamin E which are very nourishing.
It is recommended for dry skin and skin problems (superficial burns, eczema, etc.)
To enjoy all its nutritional benefits, prefer virgin castor oil, 100% hexane free (saturated hydrocarbon) and cold pressed.
The benefits of castor oil
Castor oil contains ricinoleic acid, a substance that has anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties. This oil can prevent hair loss by making it stronger and thicker. It is rich in omega-9 fatty acids that nourish the hair, the hair follicles and skin. It also activates blood circulation accelerating hair growth.
- Castor oil to stimulate the regrowth of eyebrows
You have thin, sparse eyebrows? In the evening, after cleaning your face, apply some castor oil on your eyebrows with a cotton swab. But for this remedy to be effective you need to apply it every night for three months to see results and improvements.
You can also use it on your eyelashes to improve their quality.
- Castor oil to stimulate hair growth and treat the scalp
It is well known that castor oil is very beneficial for hair growth. Here is a homemade recipe for this purpose.
A simple recipe to prepare at home to treat the scalp and stimulate hair growth
- 1 teaspoon of castor oil
- 1 teaspoon of organic coconut oil (rich in vitamin K, E and iron)
- 1 teaspoon of apricot kernel oil (rich in vitamin A and E)
Mix the three ingredients before applying to the scalp. These three oils have anti-dandruff properties and soothe the scalp (relieve itching). They also help to moisturize and repair the lengths naturally.
Moreover, nothing prevents you from continuing to use only castor oil on the hair. Pour a few drops of castor oil in your hands and run your fingers through the ends of your hair. However, avoid using excess because it is very greasy.
In addition to regenerate and thicken the hair, this oil also treats scalp problems.
- Castor oil to reduce scars
With its ability to penetrate through the many layers of the skin, castor oil can work wonders for the types of keloids (large, swollen and red) and the hardened scar tissue.
Castor oil softens the skin, which helps to break the deep scar tissue for better healing (better blood circulation). Indeed, according to scientific studies, castor oil stimulates the production of white blood cells and has an effective response to inflammation of the subcutaneous tissue. Result: castor oil will accelerate the rate of healing (decrease scarring) and smooth the skin.
- Castor oil: the perfect care for your lips
The lips need to be protected daily. And castor oil is a concentrate of virtues that will magnify the care of your lips. If you have dry lips that tend to crack, castor oil has regenerative properties able to smooth and moisturize them. With fatty acids it contains, it will not only smooth but also sustainable protect them thanks to its thick texture. Regular use of castor oil will bring a natural glow to your lips for a zero defect smile.