Castor oil is a multi-purpose vegetable oil that people have used for thousands of years.It’s made by extracting oil from the seeds of the Ricinus communis plant.These seeds, which are known as castor beans, contain a toxic enzyme called ricin
Castor oil can be used as an irritant/simulative laxative. Castor oil is a natural emollient and a few drops may also be used to remedy dry skin, as a massage oil, and may benefit hair as a treatment. Castor oil contains ricinoleic acid, a fatty acid that comprises about 90% of the oil.
Castor oil has a slew of benefits including strengthening strands, promoting hair growth, and nourishing dry scalp. And while the oil itself can't make the hair grow, it's loved for its ability to create a healthier environment on the scalp that makes for way better hair growth.