Castor Carrier Oil

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Castor Carrier Oil

Botanical Name: Ricinus communis
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Processing Type: Filtered
Obtained from: Seed
Country of Origin: India

Description: Castor oil is one of the few oils that can be used as an emulsifying agent. It also acts as a protective barrier on your skin that will protect against harsh environmental conditions. As this has such a thick, sticky consistency, it is added as a small percentage to other oils for use in massage.

Colour: Clear to pale yellow viscous liquid
Aromatic Description: Castor has very little scent characteristic of most carrier oils
Common Uses: Can be used in an oil-based perfume as a neutral fixative. It is also used in massage blends, cleansing and peeling products, ointments and creams for dry skin treatments, psoriasis and eczema. It is a common ingredient in cosmetics such as lipsticks. Also used in make-up remover products, hair packs, hair oils and in cold processed soap.

Consistency: Thick, sticky liquid
Absorption: Very slowly absorbed into the skin
Shelf life: Users can expect a shelf life of 24-48 months with proper storage conditions (cool, out of direct sunlight). Refrigeration after opening is recommended.

 

Important Note: The information provided is for educational purposes only.

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