Castor oil is one of the best home remedies available today and can help to treat a number of diseases and problems. It provides great bodily benefits to hair, skin, health and much more.
Actually, this oil is the most widely used ingredient in medicines and cosmetics.
An overview of castor oil
This oil is extracted from the seeds of the castor plant or Ricinus Communes. It has a pale-yellow color and is in use widely in the production of lubricants, cosmetics, perfumes, inks, medicines, paints, dyes.
It’s also present in the food industry and is an important ingredient for food additives and flavorings.
In India, castor oil widely exists and treat digestive-soothing, skin-healing, antibacterial properties, and it is commonly a remedy in traditional Ayurvedic medicine practices.
The health benefits of castor oil
Improves Immune Function and Boosts Circulation
A new study has shown that patients who use castor oil have significant increases in the production of lymphocytes compared with patients using placebo packs. This effectively boosts the immunity because Lymphocytes are disease-fighters that attack outside invaders such as toxins, bacteria, and other perceived threats.
It helps in more storing of lymphocytes within the lymphatic tissue from the thymus gland, spleen, lymph nodes and tissue that lines the small intestine.
Pancreatic enzymes hydrolyze Castor oil when reaches the small intestine, leading to the release of glycerol and ricinoleic acid, along with other beneficial metabolites.
The better is your blood flow, the better is your immunity.
Castor Oil is an excellent disinfectant for fresh cuts and wounds. Also, It has also antimicrobial characteristics which are very effective on open wounds.
The widely use
It contains an unsaturated fatty acid, ricinoleic. This acid has many healing abilities. It supports the lymphatic system, prevents the growth of viruses, bacteria, yeasts, and molds, reduces itching and swelling.
It is a treatment of skin problems, sunburn, acne, yeast infections, or even infections like athlete’s foot. Moreover, it can also prevent wrinkles and as a moisturizer.
It is also useful for the hair. It does not only increase the rate of growth of hair but also makes them healthier.
The castor oil can relieve constipation effectively, joint pains and even arthritis. But It is a treatment for only mild tumors. You can take this vegetable oil orally. However, you should ensure the proper dosage for you and how much you should intake orally.
Castor oil is a miracle.