This is an unsulphanated oil with exceptional healing qualities. It is deeply hydrating and nutritious, with gentle healing qualities for skin and body care. It offers support through massage for joint conditions such as rheumatism, arthritis and gout, assists the flow of lymphatic fluid, which can have a direct effect on fatigue and even depression. Antioxidant properties support its general tonic reputation, as well as use against liver spots (age spots) on the skin surface. Blends well with: Arnica infused oil, Lavender True/ Spike and Juniper Berry.
Sprains and Repetitive Strain
Massage direct to affected area to support effective recovery from sprains and injury. Also around the joints to assist healthy circulation, which may be especially useful for stiffness and pain related to RSI. Add a teaspoon of Arnica infused oil and a few drops Lavender for added healing and soothing benefit.
Arthritis and Rheumatic Pain
Castor oil has nourishing and anti-inflammatory properties that support natural healing and restoration in damaged joints. Combine 1tsp with 5 drops of Juniper Berry and German Chamomile to create a deeply therapeutic night time treatment.
Soak a clean, organic, colour-free cotton cloth in warm Castor oil and place it on the right side of the abdomen. Put plastic over the cloth, a towel and then a hot water bottle and rest for up to 2 hours. Rinse with water and baking soda. Repeat 3 times a week for up to 3 months.
Castor oil can be simply, gently warmed and massaged onto the stomach in a clockwise direction. Or applied (as for detox above) on a warm pack.
Safety Considerations: Do not apply to broken skin. NOT for use during pregnancy, breastfeeding, or during menstrual flow. NOT recommended for ingestion (consult a qualified health practitioner). Avoid eyes, flush with water. Keep out of reach of children.
Please note: Therapeutic plant oils are used to support natural body process for optimum health and wellbeing. The information here is NOT meant as recommendation for cure of any medical condition or disease.
Castor oil was recognised as a healing substance by many ancient cultures, being cited for therapeutic use across the ages in India, China, Persia, Egypt, Greece, Africa, Rome, the Americas and also in 17th Century Europe.
Castor oil has been included in treatments for gastrointestinal problems, skin disorders (including psoriasis), immunity enhancement, liver and kidney conditions, gallstones, muscle strain, body pain and joint immobility. It has become a popular base for massage treatments due to its rich emollient properties and general tonic effect.
Please note: the traditional uses listed here are for reference only and under no circumstances should they be taken as recommendations for cures or treatments for diseases or medical conditions. Therapeutic oils are used to support natural body functions and work in harmony with our body's physiology.
Ricinus communis, bean, virgin cold pressed, certified organic, Germany.