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A Deep Dive Into Castor

The Multi-Purpose Miracle Oil

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Eat it, treat it, put it on your face; castor oil is an age-old quick-fix to a host of common complaints. The magic behind its countless uses lies in the castor plant’s uniquely high concentration of a special organic triglyceride called ricinoleic acid. This extremely rare fatty acid constitutes ninety percent of castor oil’s chemical makeup. The rest is a mix of salts, terpenoids, and flavonoids that enhance immune function, circulation, arthritis relief, acne reduction, and may even help induce labor! Let’s take a look at the forgotten wonders of castor.

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