This wonder oil with its thickness and richness is a multi-purpose vegetable oil that has been used for centuries. In Egypt it was burned as fuel for the lamps and used for conditions such as eye itchiness as well as it was given to women to induce labor. Castor oil is made by extracting oil from the seeds of the Ricinus communis plant and its density rich in ricinoleic acid, a monounsaturated fatty acid.acts as humectants and can be used to moisturize the skin and the hair. The ricinoleic acid has powerful anti=inflammatory properties when applied topically, reducing swelling and pain. It helps heals wounds and .because of this anti-inflammatory properties it is used to fight acne. Castor oil is also a phenomenal laxative, when taken in small dosis and its intake can reduce Candida bacteria in the mouth, due to the oil anti-fungus properties. All and all our organic Castor Oil is a versatile ally in improving your health condition and fighting different afflictions.