From centuries until now our ancestors have been familiar with the benefits that the castor oil can provide. It is really a powerful oil which can treat many health issues.
There is plant called ricinus communis. This plant is 50% castor oil and offers various benefits. Would you believe that the Ancient Egyptians used this oil?
The main reason of this oil is boosting the blood flow and some beauty techniques. Therefore, if you feel joint pain, you can apply this oil directly to the affected area.
You can also use a bandage for better application and absorption, in order to improve the circulation of the body naturally. This is a method which requies a gauze (simple cloth), one bottle of hot water, baking soda and kitchen paper.
- Clean the area with water and baking soda
- Cover the affected area after soaking the gauze or cloth in castor oil
- Wrap some kitchen foil
- Place hot water bottle on the compress and hold for one hour
- Follow this procedure every day for 40 continuous days
Please note that this method can also treat PMS, varicose veins, inflammation, digestion issues and it can also improve your liver work.
The 24 Things Castor Oil Can Treat
- The mixture of baking soda and castor oil can lighten the dark skin
- It can remove stretch marks by massaging with the oil
- It can heal bruises, wounds and small cuts. It can also promote hair growth by massaging with the oil
- It removes pilonidal cysts
- By massaging directly on the affected area it can remove the pain from sprained ankles
- Drink 3 drops of castor oil for 4 months and it will cure tinnitus
- You can cure cataract with one drop in your eyes
- Drink 5 drops and it will minimize allergies
- By rubbing this oil on the neck you can treat any nodules
- Cure conjunctivitis by rubbing this oil on your eyelids before sleep
- Remove wax buildup by putting one drop of this oil to your eyes
- Get rid of any alcohol or nicotine addiction by sipping two drops per day
- Remove calluses by massaging your feet
- Cure diarrhea by rubbing your belly with the oil
- Relax the muscles
- It reduces cervical pain
- Remove fungi and athletes foot
- It helps warts to disappear
- Prevent snoring
- By mixing with baking soda it can alkalize your body
- It prevents itching and inflammation on any bug bites