Native to East Africa; Also called Palma Christi, which stems from Castor oil’s purported ability to heal wounds and ailments.
Castor oil is unique in that its main fatty acid is a Hydroxy fatty acid, which means it has superior emollient properties.
Castor oil improves blood flow to the skin.
The main fatty acid Ricinoleic acid helps protect the skin from harmful bacteria and viruses, preventing irritation, redness and acne.
Ricinoleic acid is also an effective moisturizer that easily penetrates the skin to soothe and soften dry, rough patches.
Stimulates the production of Elastin and Collagen, reducing the signs of aging.
It is also very soothing and super hydrating, great for dehydrated or flaky skin.
Studies show it helps reduce clogged pores.