Castor oil is used as a home remedy for a host of health problems. It has been traditionally used topically on the skin and hair for the numerous benefits provided by the oil. The high ricinoleic acid content in castor oil provides all the health benefits for your skin and hair. It contains anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. Here are some of the benefits of castor oil for your skin and hair.
Castor oil is a great moisturizer for dry skin. It helps nourish the dry skin. The high content of fatty acids will help provide a healthy and glowing skin. It also promotes the production of collagen and elastin which makes your skin younger and prevents signs of aging. Castor oil will help reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and crow’s-feet. Castor oil helps condition and thicken your hair. It also thickens eyebrows and eyelashes.