Depending on your age, you may hear "castor oil", involuntarily shudder and want to leave this page immediately. Take a deep breath! Castor oil has many more uses and benefits for us than we previously thought, and no, you don't have to drink it to get those benefits!
Historically, a teaspoon of castor oil was the typical "detox". It was used by individuals with sluggish digestion, and routinely by most parents who gave it to their children to clean them out at the beginning of the school year. While the idea of being "cleaned out" can sound great, very few feel fantastic after a round of castor oil. This is why we came up with using castor oil in a....
Many women choose to rub castor oil on their bellies after 37 weeks of pregnancy to speed up the labour process. Some women may opt to take it internally, but please note: this is NOT recommended and should not be done without proper medical supervision.
4. HAIR GROWTH
5. JOINT PAIN
For those suffering from arthritis or sports-related joint pain, rubbing castor oil into the affected joints and covering with a heat pack can help it absorb faster through the skin. This can be done as often as needed, but ideally on a nightly basis.
6. SORE MUSCLES
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