What Is Castor Oil Used for?

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Castor oil can be used in the home for pain remedies, cooking and for skin care purposes. Most castor oil is used in the preparation or making of lotions and soaps.
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1. Applied externally, you can treat corns on the foot, by applying castor oil once or twice daily to the corns, then surround the corn with an adhesive corn pad, that is cut out
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Castor Oil toxin. The poisonous substance in castor oil is ricin, a protein that causes death at cellular level, and can be fatal. See the link below.
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Castor oil toxicity is reduced, the pH of the saliva becomes less acidic, indicating
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Administration Oral Administration Administer orally. Emulsions or aromatic or flavored preparations somewhat mask the disagreeable taste of castor oil.a b Containers of the emulsion
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Castor oil has a number of uses. For starters, it is used as a laxative and many mothers use it to relieve their children's tummy aches. It is also used to lubricate wheels of wagons, carts and was also used as an aircraft lubricant. For beautification purposes, it is also used to remove split ends and cure for dandruff.
Castor oil is described as a vegetable oil that is obtained from the castor seed. It is a colourless or pale yellow liquid with a mild or no odour and taste. This oil has been used for many years to ease constipation and induce vomiting.
Castor oil has been used for many years to help relieve constipation and in getting rid of worms. It is used in pregnant women to help bring on labour and also used as a lubricant for preparing leather.
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