Questions About Castor Oil

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Can castor oil cure constipation?

Castor Oil is a stimulant laxative that can aid in easy bowels. If you find taking castor oil orally discomforting then you can try castor oil gummies too.

What are the benefits of drinking castor oil?

Castor Oil is a natural laxative that can smoothen the bowel movements and help in boosting the digestive health which can support overall health and also improve immunity. But though castor oil has been recommended by Ayurvedic Doctors for colon detox and gut health, if you aren't comfortable in taking castor oil orally, you can still have castor oil in its new gummy form with EriCare's Castor Oil Gummies.

How to take castor oil orally ?

15-30ML of castor oil is recommended in case of you are taking castor oil orally for colon detox. Its best to take castor oil at night before bedtime. It can be taken orally by mixing with juice or taken directly.

How do I improve my Gut Health?

To improve your gut health try to eat different types of food, Add probiotic food in your diet. Also you can try Gut Health Gummies or gut health supplements that can be aid to your healthy diet.

Does biotin hair and skin gummies actually work?

Biotin, also known as vitamin B7, is a water-soluble vitamin that is often marketed in hair and skin gummies with claims of improving hair health, skin appearance, and nail strength.

Can I leave castor oil on my face overnight?

To use it as your night regime, you need to apply it as a DIY night gel as applying directly on face and keeping it overnight can clog your pores.

How to use cold pressed castor oil for hair?

Adding castor oil into your routine for haircare can be beneficial for both the texture and health of your hair. Know how to apply castor oil here:

How to use castor oil for dry skin?

To get rid of dry skin, one needs to keep themselves hydrated by drinking adequate water and by adding castor oil in your night skincare routine. For more you can check:

Can castor oil help with my itchy scalp problems?

Yes, castor oil can help reduce scalp flakiness or irritation given its deeply moisturizing properties. It aims to hydrate and condition dry, flaky scalp.

Its omega-9 fatty acids nourish your scalp and keep it healthy and cool.

I want to grow my eyelashes but am afraid Castor oil will be too sticky for application. How can I avoid this?

Castor oil does have a sticky consistency, but it can be applied in moderation without slathering it on the eyelashes.

Make sure to avoid a thick coat and only apply it at home with minimal or no makeup.

You can also apply it before bed with a cotton swab and wash it off first thing in the morning. Remember to do this gently with lukewarm water.

Is it safe to use castor oil for eyebrows on oily or acne-prone skin? Can it lead to more breakouts?

For acne-prone skin, having enlarged pores or an oily T zone is quite common.

However, if you suffer from inflammation or oily/combination skin, it would be best to apply a minimal quantity of castor oil on your eyebrows.

Is cold-pressed castor oil more organic for skincare & haircare use? How is it different from the regular one?

The expression process of cold-pressed castor oil makes it more organic for use than any other regular or refined oil as it doesn’t utilize any solvents or preservatives.

The cold-pressed castor oil does not lose its essential minerals, vitamins, and fatty acids in preparation. Neither does it use heat to extract nutrients.

The oil goodness is retained for healthy hair, vitality, and shine.

Does this oil work for dry skin? How can I use it on my face for effective results?

Castor oil in its cold-pressed form can nourish and hydrate dry skin with essential fatty acids.

It can be either directly applied on skin by hand/applicators or can be diluted with other oils (e.g. Olive oil) to let it absorb into the skin faster.

Can I apply Castor Oil directly on my face?

Due to its high fatty acid content, castor oil can naturally attracts moisture from the air into the skin, while keeping the skin hydrated. Castor oil can indeed be used directly on the skin to promote smoothness and suppleness, but still doing a patch test is important before applying.

Does Castor Oil Help Lashes Grow?

There is no scientific proof of eye lashes growth according to craig zeiring (Src:Byrdie). But Castor oil, which is high in fatty acids and vitamin E, feeds your eyelashes. It is a strong follicle-stimulating, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and antibacterial oil that strengthens and darkens your eyelashes preventing further breakage of lashes.

What is cold-pressed castor oil?

Castor oil is perfect for skin and hair care products since the cold-pressed method preserves the oil’s flavour, scent, and natural antioxidants. The oil tends to retain more minerals and antioxidants because of the lack of heat, which adds to its health benefits.

Which Oil is best for hair in Winter?

Winters do make your hair and scalp dry and it needs proper care for locking moisture in your hair and scalp. Castor Oil can work wonders as a natural emollient for your hair. Just warm castor oil & coconut oil together and do hair massage twice a week.

Can I put Castor Oil in Navel?

Yes. According to traditional science, massaging your belly button with castor oil can help with reducing inflammation, elevate gut health, remove impurities from body and reduces blemishes leaving skin radiant.

Can I get thicker eyebrows with Castor Oil?

Castor oil is rich in fatty acids that may help promote eyebrows hair growth. 

Is cold-pressed castor oil better than Jamaican black castor oil?

Cold-Pressed Castor oil has been extracted from no-heat treatment making it ideal for Indian Skin & Hair. Jamaican black castor oil is a debateable topic as it is extracted from roasted boiled castor seeds contradicting the cold pressed method, where all the nutrition remains intact of ricinoleic acid.

What makes Ericare Castor Oil 100% Pure?

It has been extracted from selected  100% Pure Indian high-quality castor seeds without heating by cold-pressing method. 

Why cold-pressed castor oil is better?

Cold-pressed castor oil is extracted without the use of heat, ensuring that the beneficial properties of ricinoleic acid are preserved. This method maintains the oil's effectiveness in enhancing the health of your hair, skin, and eyelashes.

Best cold pressed Castor Oil for hair growth?

Cold Pressed Castor Oil that has been sourced by sustainable farming practice and harnessed by certified high quality Indian castor seeds are the best for hair growth. And that's the reason EriCare is called the best castor oil for hair growth.

Is castor oil good for skin glow?

There is no scientific study that supports that castor oil can help with skin glow. But surely it can moisturise your skin that can give your skin a natural radiance.

Which type of castor oil is best for eyelashes/eyebrows growth?

Castor oil that has been sourced organically and crushed with no heat treatment with cold-pressed processing is the best castor oil for eyelashes and eyebrows. Try Organic Castor Oil by EriCare and see the results within few weeks.