Castor

INCI: Ricinus communis

Origin: India

Smell: Mild, characteristic smell

Color: Viscous, honey-like, clear to light yellow

Where does that stuff come from?

  • Castor oil is obtained from the seeds of the castor plant.
  • To extract the oil, the seeds are first dried and then cold pressed.

What can this stuff do?

  • Our organic castor oil is packed with essential fatty acids that are important for healthy skin.
  • It mainly consists of the rare fatty acid ricinoleic acid (approx. 88%).
  • It also contains linoleic acid (omega-6) and oleic acid (omega-9), which make castor oil suitable for all skin types, including oily skin.
  • The oil is an excellent moisturizer and can be used as a body oil to moisturize and care for the skin.
  • Castor oil is a great ingredient for homemade beauty recipes. Due to its viscosity, castor oil is often used in natural cosmetics, which are said to give shine.
  • In recent years, castor oil has become increasingly popular in the beauty industry.
  • The versatile oil has long been a real insider tip for skin care. This is where the demanding skin above fifty benefits in particular
  • The viscous oil is one of the non-comedogenic oils, so it is suitable for the care of all skin types and can be used for facial cleansing and as a massage oil.
  • Castor oil has the special property to penetrate very deeply into the deeper areas of the skin and at the same time to build up healthy skin protection.
  • It is precisely this property that makes it an optimal care product.
  • While the oil was once only known as a home remedy for constipation, it is increasingly being used for wound healing, acne and bacterial skin inflammation.
  • Many naturopaths swear by the effectiveness of castor oil and recommend its use.
  • Dry and rough skin is moisturized and revitalized by the care with castor oil.
  • Combined skin is balanced and oily skin is supported in reducing sebum production.
  • Blackheads, acne and other blemishes in particular can be treated with castor oil in a targeted and targeted manner, since the oil has an anti-inflammatory and antibacterial effect.
  • Aging skin that shows the first pigment or age spots and has small lines of expression around the eyes, nose and mouth can be revitalized with castor oil.
  • Since castor oil stimulates the formation of the body’s collagen in the skin, the skin is padded and looks fresher when used regularly.
  • With regular care, the skin becomes softer, dark circles and small wrinkles are reduced.