No doubt that all remedies are found in nature and castor oil is a good example of a great one. It is a cheap yet very effective natural remedy that you must have at home. This astonishing natural oil, believe it or not, helps in the treatment of many different health conditions when used properly.
This oil has been used for centuries in India as an effective cure for many diseases.
Castor oil is healthy due to its fatty acid content, especially ricinoleic acid – the very ingredient making this oil magically effective. Equally important, the oil has laxative, antiviral, analgesic and antibacterial properties which help treat back pain, arthritis and sciatica pain.
Furthermore, this amazing oil helps in the treatment of chronic constipation, it can be used for hydrating the skin, stimulating hair growth and even treating gastrointestinal disorders.
Most importantly the castor oil boosts the immune system optimizing it to the utmost. Unbelievably, this oil also treats warts, acne scars, wounds, bug bites and even sebaceous cysts.
With all its favorable properties, this oil is often included in various cosmetic brands especially in keratosis and dermatosis products.
Hard to believe, but the cosmetic industry is not the only one benefiting from this oil. The textile industry also uses it in rubber production and the production of varnishes and paint.
As a good anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antibacterial and antiviral oil, as mentioned above, it is a great relief in cases of back pain, arthritis and sciatica. In such cases, here is what you have to do:
Apply the oil directly on the affected area and start massaging. Repeat the procedure several times daily until the improvement starts.
Despite of the numerous beneficial properties of the castor oil, it should be used carefully, in order to avoid possible side effects.
*This information is meant to supplement, not replace advice from your doctor or healthcare provider and is not meant to cover all possible uses, precautions, interactions or adverse effects. This information may not fit your specific health circumstances.