The castor oil is great for medicinal and cosmetic purposes and it is one of the most versatile oils and we should all have it at home. The castor oil is excellent for re-growing the hair and there are many testimonies about it. The castor oil is vegetable oil where the castor plant’s seeds are cold-pressed to extract the oil. This oil is used in manufacturing and production of many beauty and health products, massage oils and different medicine types. If it is consumed internally in the right dosage, it can kill parasites or worms in the gut and relieve constipation.
Using it regularly can improve the appearance and health of the hair. If you want a shiny, thick and long hair, you should definitely buy a bottle of castor oil. The castor oil re-grows and thickens the hair as it is rich in omega9 fatty acids that nourish the follicles and hair. It can penetrate in the follicles and pores.
Rubbing some on the hair ends and letting it stay for 1 or more hours can deal the split ends. After doing that you should shampoo the hair as usually.
It is also great for your eyelashes. Take a Q-tip and dab some of the oil on the eyelids. You can mix lemon juice, castor oil and olive oil and apply it on the scalp. Let it stay for 1 hour and shampoo as usually.
It has sticky and thick consistency and sometimes it can be messy when you apply it. This oil prevents excessive hair loss and re-grows stronger hair that does not fall out easily. It has antifungal and antibacterial properties that increase the circulation, treat the scalp and improve the hair growth. If you apply it regularly, it can undo some damage by the chemical hair products. Its antioxidant content supports the keratin and makes the hair less frizzy, smoother and stronger.
You should use cold-pressed and organic oil, hexane free as it is harmful when used regularly. It’s better when the oil comes in dark bottle because oils tend to turn rancid with light exposure. There is oil with applicator kit that has applicators for the eyelashes and eyebrows.
There are evidences of good results after two or three times of usage per week. If you apply it on a daily basis may make the hair greasy and oily. For better results, massage it into the scalp and let it stay for at least 1 hour.
To apply it, you should prepare the oil at first it is sticky so you can add some other oil so it will be easier for applying. You can use coconut, jojoba or argan oil. Use same amount of the oil you picked and castor oil and about a tbs. of each will be good. If you have long hair, use more. Mix them in small bowl and place it in a bigger bowl with hot water. The hot water will ease the application process.
Then, spay some water on the hair to dampen it, but don’t make it wet. Dip the finger tips in the oil mixture and massage it on the scalp until it is covered with the oil. Rub some on the palms and run them through the hair. Cover the head with shower cap and wrap a towel (hot) to warm up the scalp and let it stay for at least 1 hour.
The washing off can be tricky. You should massage higher amount of conditioner to remove the oil. Rinse well and shampoo the hair as you normally do and use the conditioner again. Rinse your hair and enjoy the great hair.
Most people see improvement after few washes and they are really amazed by results.