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Castor Carrier Oil is cold-pressed from the seeds of the Castor plant. Its viscous texture, pale to golden yellow hue, and mild, nutty aroma make it a deeply nourishing oil. Renowned for its high ricinoleic acid content, it's a popular choice for skincare and haircare.

Suggested Uses:

  • Skin Cleansing: Effective in cleansing the skin, helping to unclog pores.
  • Hair Conditioning: Provides a soft, manageable texture to the hair.
  • Joint Massage: Traditionally used in massages to ease joint discomfort.

Shelf life: Users can expect a shelf life of 24 months with proper storage conditions (cool, out of direct sunlight). Refrigeration after opening is recommended


Botanical Name Ricinus Communis
Plant Part Seeds
Method of Extraction Cold Pressed
Processing Type Filtered
Country of Origin India
Common uses Can be used in an oil-based perfume as a neutral fixative. It is also used in massage blends, cleansing and peeling products, ointments and creams for dry skin treatments, psoriasis and eczema. It is a common ingredient in cosmetics such as lipsticks. Also used in make-up remover products, hair packs, hair oils and in cold processed soap.
Colour Clear to pale yellow viscous liquid
Consistency Thick, sticky liquid
Aromatic Scent Castor has very little scent characteristic of most carrier oils
Absorption Very slowly absorbed into the skin

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