Nourished Journal

Castor oil as miracle cure

Jun 05, 2024


At Nourished, we believe in the power of natural products to nourish and care for your beauty. Castor oil, also known as ricinus oil or wonder oil, is one of those versatile natural remedies that has been cherished in the beauty world for centuries. Whether you want to strengthen your hair or hydrate your skin, castor oil offers countless benefits. So, let’s talk about this wonder oil and explore how you can integrate castor oil into your beauty routine.

What is Ricinus Oil?

Ricinus oil is extracted from the seeds of the Ricinus Communis plant. With its thick, viscous consistency and many beneficial properties, this oil is truly a miracle worker. The high content of ricinoleic acid, a fatty acid, contributes to the oil’s many advantages. Ricinoleic acid is antibacterial and anti-inflammatory, helping with conditions such as psoriasis, eczema, and flaky skin.

Wonder oil as a natural powerhouse

Castor oil, or wonder oil, has earned its name for a reason. This oil can work wonders in many areas. It can be used for its moisturizing properties and anti-inflammatory effects, helping reduce acne. Wonder oil can make your hair shine and appear fuller, aid in wound healing, and has antifungal properties. Packed with antioxidants, vitamin E, and omega-6 fatty acids, castor oil’s nourishing and restorative qualities make it useful for everything, including your hair and face.

Benefits of Castor Oil for hair

+ Stimulates hair growth: castor oil improves blood circulation in your scalp, which can stimulate hair growth. With regular use, your hair can become thicker and fuller.
+ Prevents hair loss: the nourishing properties of ricinus oil strengthen hair roots, reducing hair loss.
+ Hydrates and conditions: castor oil is an excellent natural conditioner that hydrates and repairs dry, damaged hair.
+ Serum for eyebrows and eyelashes: The high concentration of vitamin E, minerals, proteins, and fatty acids in castor oil promotes healthy eyebrow and eyelash growth, prevents premature hair loss, and improves blood circulation to the hair follicles.

Benefits of Castor Oil for the face

+ Hydration: Castor oil helps deeply hydrate your skin without clogging pores, essential for a healthy skin barrier.
+ Reduces wrinkles and fine Lines: The antioxidants in ricinus oil help fight free radicals, reducing signs of aging like wrinkles and fine lines.
+ Treats acne: Due to its antibacterial properties, castor oil can help treat acne and prevent new breakouts.
+ Treats dry patches: Castor oil is an effective moisturizer. Its fatty acids easily penetrate the skin, improving hydration.

How to Use Castor Oil

+ As a cleansing oil: for example, this Cleansing Oil Balm from Ipsum.
+ As lip balm or oil: for example, this Lip Aid from Sans[ceuticals].
+ As a nourishing brow gel or mascara: for example, this Bold Lash Vegan Mascara from Inika Organic.
+ As blush, eyeshadow, or lipstick: for example, this Carrot Colour Pot from Ere Perez
+ In sunscreen to keep your skin nourished: for example, this Natural Zinc Stick Medium Tint SPF 50+ from Little Urchin.

Whether you want to stimulate hair growth or hydrate your skin, this versatile oil is a must-have in any beauty routine. Try it today and experience the wonders of ricinus oil. Nourish your beauty with Nourished, and let nature work its magic.