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Castor Oil

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Price: $3.80
Availability: in stock
Prod. Code: CO-59

Castor Oil
Shelf Life 5 years

Castor oil is extremely conditioning, making it great for dry skin. Castor oil soothes inflamed skin, and reduces swelling from damage or irritation. As castor oil is the biggest resource for ricinoleic acid, it has properties that other oils may not have. Ricinoleic acid is a polyunsaturated fatty acid with antifungal and antibacterial properties. As a humectant, ricinoleic acid pulls moisture from the air and traps it to the skin, helping to hydrate skin.

- very emollient
- excellent for lip products
- conditioning

- anti-aging
- analgesic
- anti-inflammatory

Botanical Name: Ricinus communis

Origin: USA

Extraction Method: Cold pressed / Unrefined

Color: Clear yellow

Derived From: The castor bean

Contains: Ricinoleic acid

Base Oil:  Can be used up to 100% strength. This oil is rich, however, so consider using at 5-10%

Shelf Life: 5 years

Fatty Acids
Oleic- 3.93%

Stearic 1.0%
Palmitic- 1.0%
Linoleic- 4.32%
Linolenic- 0.3%
Ricinoleic- 87.74%