Do you use castor oil? Have you heard about this amazing oil and its health benefits? It’s certainly one of the best natural oils in existence and its uses are numerous. The oil comes from the castor plant and it’s extracted from its seeds.
Castro oil is mostly used in the cosmetic and pharmaceutical industry, for hair and skin care products and different medicinal products. But it’s most famous for its ability to boost hair growth and supports its health, making it shiny, healthy and voluptuous.
Castor Oil – Health Benefits
Boosts hair growth and thickness
Castor oil is rich in omega 9 fats which enter your pores and nourish its follicles, boosting its growth and thickening it.
If you have dandruff castor oil can help you get rid of it quickly and easily. Mix some castor oil, olive oil and lemon juice and apply the mixture on your scalp. Leave it on for an hour before rinsing it off. This mixture will soothe the irritation and eliminate the dead skin cells that cause dandruff.
If you have split ends just apply some castor oil on them and leave it in for a few hours. It will moisturize them and prevent splitting and breakage.
For long and beautiful lashes start applying some castor oil on them with a Q tip before you go to bed.
Castor oil has potent antibacterial and antifungal properties, it stimulates hair growth, prevents hair loss and improves blood circulation to the scalp.
If you use it regularly it will neutralize the damaging effects of dies, bleach and other chemical products and procedures your hair endures. Its rich in antioxidants which will boost the keratin production and make your hair smooth and strong.
For best results always use cold pressed castor oil because it doesn’t contain hexane. Castor oil is pretty sticky which may make it a bit difficult to apply. Here are some tips on how to use it correctly:
To be able to apply it easier you can mix it with some other oil in equal ratios, like jojoba, argan or coconut oil. Mix it in a small bowl and warm the mixture by placing this bowl in a bigger one, filled with hot water. Dampen your hair with some water and using your fingers apply the oil on your scalp, massaging your scalp to rub it in nicely. Run your fingers down your hair to apply the oil on the entire hair length. Cover your hair with a shower cap, wrap a hot towel over it and leave the oil in for about an hour. Finally, rinse your hair and wash it like you normally do!