Emollient and skin softener.
Castor Oil may be taken internally for its laxative action, or used externally for its emollient effect on the skin.
- Adults: One to two tablespoons daily.
- Children: One to three teaspoons daily.
- Castor Oil should be used with caution during pregnancy. Do NOT use when abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting is present. Drink plenty of water. Increase fibre in diet. Prolonged use of laxatives is undesirable and may lead to dependence.
Always read the label. Use only as directed. If symptoms persist, see your healthcare professional.
Provides soothing application to the conjunctiva and allays irritation to the eye.
Can be used internally as a mild purgative or for the treatment of gastro-intestinal problems.
Can be used in conjunction with lacerations and other skin disorders such as psoriasis.
Used to make solutions of alkaloidal bases for ophthalmic purposes.
Can be used in the Oil Cleansing Method (OCM) for cleansing the face and in beauty treatment