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14 Practical Reasons to Stock a Bottle of Castor Oil at Home

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Castor Oil Uses

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  • Castor oil is made by pressing the seeds of the castor plant (Ricinus communis). It’s a triglyceride that is composed of fatty acids, 90 percent of which is ricinoleic acid, the primary healing ingredient in castor oil
  • Aside from rubbing or massaging it directly on your skin, you can also make a castor oil pack, which I believe is the coup de grace of this holistic therapy
  • There are notable benefits from using this versatile oil, 14 of which are highlighted in this article

Many of you are probably familiar with castor oil as the go-to concoction that old-time healers recommend for a wide range of ailments — from constipation to colds and fever, and even as treatment against parasitic worms. Castor oil is claimed to be one of the best remedies there is.


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