clear, yellow color with a mild, natural plant odor.
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Castor Seed Oil /Castor Been Oil
Arandi Oil, Castor Bean Oil, Castor Seed Oil
8001 – 79 – 4, F.E.M.A. : 2263
Plant Parts Used
Color & Odor
Clear almost colorless with typical vegetable oil odour
Description: Castor oil is derived from the seeds of theRicinus communisplantsthat grow wild in wastelands across tropical regions. It is often grown as an ornamental garden plant in milder climates, and now cultivated on a large scale for biodiesel manufacture. Castor oil has been around for a very long time, and has been widely used for medicinal purposes in its native lands spread across Africa, the Indian subcontinent and the Mediterranean basin. It is one of the first vegetable oils to be used for industrial purposes because of its high viscosity and lubricating property. In fact, the automotive lubricant company Castrol derives its name from castor oil.
Constituents & Specifications: Ricinoleic acid, Oleic and linoleic acids Specific Gravity: 0.95500 - 0.96100 @ 25 °C Refractive Index: 1.46200 - 1.47200 @ 20 °C
Properties: It is antifungal, anti-inflammatory, Immune enhancer, laxative, stometic, tonic, skin tonic as well.
Benefits & Uses:
It is widely used as carrier oil and best for hairs, massage scalp, also use on skin disorders or skin problems.
Castor oil penetrates deep into the skin due to its molecular mass. It can be use in shampoo, lipstick and lip balm.
In the food industry, castor oil (food grade) is used in food additives, flavorings, candy as a mold inhibitor, and in packaging. Polyoxyethylated castor oil is also used in the food industries.
Castor oil is considered warm oil that promotes the circulation of fluids in the body. It is excellent asmassage oil, and canrelieve the sorenessresulting from overworking the muscles.
It is believed that the antibacterial properties of the castor oil are mainly due to its high ricinoleic acid content.
Castor oil has a strong fungicidal property thanks to undecylenic acid, which is a breakdown product of the ricinoleic fatty acid abundant in the oil. It can be used to treat common fungal diseases likeringworm,athlete’s foot and tinea cruris (crotch itch).