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Castor oil 50ml

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Castor oil instruction for useYou can buy Castor oil on this pageCompositionOil, squeezed from the seeds of castor oil. The capsules may contain 500 or 1000 mg of active ingredient.What is castor oil made of?The source of the oil ..

Castor oil instruction for use

You can buy Castor oil on this page


Oil, squeezed from the seeds of castor oil. The capsules may contain 500 or 1000 mg of active ingredient.

What is castor oil made of?

The source of the oil is the seeds of the medicinal plant Ricinus communis L (castor oil) from the family of euphorbia. By its structure, the finished product is presented in the form of a slightly yellowish, transparent, viscous substance with a specific odor.

Form of issue

    Oil for external use and oral administration (cans or vials of dark / orange glass 25, 30, 40, 50, 60 and 100 ml).
    Soft capsules for oral administration 0.5 and 1 g (10 pieces in blisters, 10 blisters each in a box).

pharmachologic effect

Phytogenesis with a pronounced laxative effect.

Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics

When administered orally in the small intestine, it is hydrolyzed by lipase (a water-soluble pancreatic enzyme) to ricinoleic acid, which irritates the receptors of the intestinal tract (throughout its entire length) and causes a reflex increase in peristalsis.
The laxative effect develops after 5-6 hours.
Castor oil also provokes reflex contraction of the muscular layer of the uterus (myometrium).

Indications for use

Oral reception is indicated with constipation. Outer castor oil is used in ointments and balms to soften the skin, strengthen hair, remove dandruff, treat ulcers, wounds and burns.
In cosmetology castor oil is used as a caring agent for the hair, for the eyelashes, for the lips, for the heels.
The antimicrobial activity of ricinoleic acid makes it possible to use castor oil in fungal and bacterial infections (including mycosis of nails and fingers), inflammatory diseases of the internal organs and skin, infectious diseases in gynecology, keratosis, ringworm, chronic itching accompanied by infectious diseases, pimples.
In addition, in folk medicine, the remedy is used to prevent abdominal stretch marks, to treat sebaceous cysts, stretch muscles, hemorrhoids, chronic fluid retention in the body, problems with lymph nodes, liver and gall bladder, asthma and arthritis.


Contraindications for use are:
    increased sensitivity to the oil of castor seeds;
    poisoning with male fern extract or fat-soluble toxic substances (for example, benzene or phosphorus);
    acute diseases with localization in the abdominal cavity (including internal bleeding into the abdominal cavity or lumen of its hollow organs, acute inflammatory processes, infringement of internal hernias, various forms of obstruction of the digestive tract);

Side effects

With prolonged use, intestinal atony is possible.

Castor oil: instructions for use

How to drink castor oil as a laxative?

In case of application of castor oil as a laxative, adults are prescribed to take p / os 15-30 g, and children - from 5 to 15 g of funds.
A single dose of castor oil in capsules for an adult is 15-30, and for a child - 5-10 capsules. They should be taken within half an hour.
Castor oil - a laxative, so it is often used to cleanse the intestines.
Throughout life in the human digestive tract accumulates a huge amount of toxic substances, which is accompanied by a feeling of discomfort in the stomach, bad breath, bloating, nausea and constipation.
To feel healthy and active, resort to cleansing the body. The first stage is the cleaning of the intestine. The procedure allows you to remove the slag, the remains of not completely digested food and stool, which poison the entire body, worsen the health of internal organs, well-being and appearance.

Before drinking castor oil for cleansing the bowels, it is recommended to sit for a few days on a light diet, eating light soups, low-fat cottage cheese, kefir, yogurt, cereals, vegetables and juices. The last meal should be about 5-6 hours before the procedure.
Using castor oil as a laxative, the dosage is calculated by the formula: 1 gram of oil per 1 kg of body weight. A portion of the product should be heated in a water bath and sipped in large sips.
No less popular method - cleaning the intestines with castor oil and lemon. In this case, it is recommended that the heated oil is washed with freshly squeezed juice of two lemons. If after the medication appeared nausea, you can slowly chew a handful of raisins. The effect of the procedure develops after one and a half to two hours.
It should be remembered that the use of a mixture of castor oil and lemon juice for cleaning the intestines can lead to a disruption of the quantitative and qualitative composition of the intestinal microflora and, accordingly, to problems with digestion.

How to take castor oil for constipation?

The recommended dose for constipation in adults is 1 tablespoon. Purification of the intestine begins approximately 4-6 hours after taking the remedy.
Children give castor oil for constipation by a teaspoonful.

Castor oil from papillomas, warts, pigment spots

To remove the malignancy neatly, without injuring it physically, rub it for 10 minutes into the affected area. The procedures are repeated up to 5 times a day for a month.
To make the pigment spots less visible or completely remove them, they perform the same manipulations, but twice a day.

Castor oil for feet and corns removal

The product perfectly softens the skin, and also removes calluses and corns. The skin of the legs is properly steamed, the castor oil is rubbed into it and cotton socks are put on.

Treatment of abrasions, cuts and hemorrhoids

With minor injuries and hemorrhoids, it is quite easy to treat the affected areas with castor oil several times a day. Regular application allows you to completely heal hemorrhoids.
It is very good to use oil to treat an unhealed umbilical wound in a newborn baby, and also to treat scars and stretch marks.

Application in cosmetology

The easiest way to use castor oil for the hair, for the lips and for the eyelashes is to apply the product in its pure form to the skin.


Overdose develops when taking a dose exceeding 7 grams per kilogram of weight. Typical symptoms of overdose are:
    sharp abdominal cramps;
    renal dysfunction;
    loss of consciousness.
Antidotes of castor oil are Loperamide and Atropine sulfate. Treatment is directed to:
    replenishment of losses of electrolytes and liquid (as a rule, the patient is prescribed combined intravenous and oral administration of rehydration drugs);
    elimination of overdose caused by violations of various systems and organs.
With the development of neurotoxic effects should be introduced into the vein from 5 to 10 mg of diazepam.


Castor oil reduces the absorption of fat-soluble vitamins A, D and K. The use of the drug in a dose of up to 4 grams per day increases the absorption of fat-soluble drugs - Mebendazole, Procucol, Griseofulvin, extract of Dryopteris filix-mas (fern male).
In combination with salt laxatives, the probability of a sharp increase in laxative action is not ruled out.
Blockers of M-holinoretseptorov (Pirenzepin, Platifilin, Atropine sulfate) and spasmolytic drugs (Drotaverine, Papaverin) weaken the effect of oil.
Glycerin and cholinesterase inhibitors (rivastigmine, pyridostigmine, neostigmine) potentiate the laxative effect of the agent.
The drug potentiates the effect of drugs that increase the contractile activity of the myometrium (Oxytocin, Methylergometrin, prostaglandins, Ergometrin). This combination increases the probability of rupture of the uterus during childbirth.
When topical application increases the percutaneous absorption of drugs that are applied to the skin at the same time.

Terms of sale

Without recipe.

Storage conditions

In a cool place. Protect from sunlight and moisture.

Shelf life

24 months.

special instructions

What is a castor oil? What is the source of castor oil?

Castor oil is a fatty phytomass obtained by cold or hot spinning from the seeds of Ricinus communis L. Not less than 80% consists of triglycerides (fats) of ricinoleic acid, the remaining 20% ​​is a mixture of triglycerides of oleic and linoleic acids. In this case, the concentration of oleic acid is 3-9%, linoleic acid 3-5%.
The name of the means in Latin is Olem Ricini, in Ukrainian - ricinov olii.
Refers to a group of non-drying liquid oils (in air, oil slowly thickens). The properties of the oil, namely its increased kinematic viscosity and density, are determined by the high concentration of ricinoleic acid in it. The difference of castor oil from other vegetable oils is that it dissolves well in ether and ethyl alcohol, but it is poorly soluble in gasoline.
Another valuable property of castor oil is a low pour point (-18 to -22 ° C).
The agent is a thick substance of yellow or yellow with a brown tint of color (the best varieties of Ricinus communis L are practically colorless). The density of the liquid varies from 0.96 to 0.97 g / cc. cm.
For medical purposes castor oil was used by ancient Egyptian doctors who added castor oil to various balms and ointments. However, most often the remedy is used for constipation and for cleaning the intestines.
In combination with pachycarpine, pituitrin and quinine is used to stimulate labor.

Use of castor oil in cosmetology

What is the use of castor oil in a home cosmetic bag? The most valuable properties of the drug, when it comes to the use of castor oil for the face, are the ability to soften and nourish the skin (including dry and sensitive), reduce peeling; bleach the skin, reducing the appearance of pigmentation spots; smooth out the skin tone and smooth out its irregularities, rejuvenate the skin and eliminate shallow facial wrinkles.
In addition, the remedy is often used to strengthen hair, as well as to remove cracks in the skin, small scars, warts, corns and calluses.
Cosmetology uses hydrogenated castor oil, which is obtained from conventional castor oil by chemical hydrogenation. This product is more resistant to oxidation processes, which is very important for cosmetic applications.

Castor oil for the face

What is the use of castor oil for the skin? Having a strong nourishing and soothing effect, castor oil helps to make the skin more even and soft. It stimulates the production of collagen and elastin, nourishes the skin and retains moisture in it.
The remedy allows you to get rid of wrinkles (including around the eyes) and from the papillomas, and also makes pigment spots and freckles less visible.
The reviews of cosmetologists suggest that you can rejuvenate the face skin at home by adding a few drops of castor oil to the day's portion of the cream, and also making masks with castor oil.
For a skin of the face on which early wrinkles appeared, use a mask based on castor, olive and sea-buckthorn oil. The oils are taken in equal parts and heated in a water bath to 30ºC, then the mixture is applied to the face with a cotton pad and for 2-3 minutes, massage the skin lightly with light movements. After half an hour they wash with warm water.
To prepare a mask for dry, fading skin, you should boil 2 tablespoons oat flakes on milk and mix them with honey and castor oil (these ingredients take 2 teaspoons). The mixture is applied a thick layer on the cleansed face for 20 minutes 2 times a week.
A mask for dry and normal skin with wrinkles is prepared by mixing a tablespoon of warmed castor oil with a raw yolk.
For a delicate skin around the eyes castor oil is used in its pure form. The agent is applied lightly clockwise.

Castor oil from acne

Castor oil is an effective remedy for acne. Successfully fight against pimples allow the properties of the castor oil containing ricinoleic acid, which, penetrating deeply into the tissue, prevents the reproduction of bacteria and fungal infection.
The procedure is carried out in the evening. To begin with, the skin is cleaned and steamed to open the pores (you can make a compress with a hot towel). Then a few drops of oil are applied along the massage lines with light movements. To wash out means it is not necessary. Treatment should be continued for 2 weeks.
Strengthen the effect helps mask, for the preparation of which a teaspoon of castor oil is mixed with a teaspoon of calendula tincture on 70% alcohol, one egg white and powdered tablet of acetylsalicylic acid.
Apply the mask in 3-4 layers, maintaining five-minute intervals. 5 minutes After the last layer is applied, the face is washed.

Castor oil for eyebrows

Why use castor oil for eyebrows?

In the dermatology manuals it is indicated that the use of castor oil for eyebrows is enormous: health-improving procedures with castor oil allow making hairs thicker, healthy and silky, in addition, oil promotes faster growth of eyebrows. If you believe the reviews, you can achieve a noticeable effect within a month of applying the tool, but it will take at least six months to fix it.
Castor oil for eyebrow growth is used as follows:
    The eyebrows and skin around them are thoroughly cleaned with shampoo;
    cotton wool soaked in oil and rub it one of the eyebrows, then take a clean swab and repeat the procedure for the second eyebrow;
    morning eyes and eyebrows washed with cool water.
To achieve visible results, the procedure must be repeated at least 4 times a week, but it is best to wipe your eyebrows daily.
For better effect, castor oil can be mixed with:
    vitamin A;
    extract of calendula;
    extract of chamomile;
    olive, peach or burdock oil.

What is the use of castor oil for eyelashes?

The use of castor oil for eyelashes can reduce the fragility of eyelashes and prevent their loss.
How to strengthen eyelashes with castor oil? Following the instructions of experts, for preventive purposes, the drug should be applied three times a week for 1 hour, if there are more serious problems - actively falling out and excessively brittle eyelashes - oil is applied daily, at night.
How to smear eyelashes? The agent is applied to the eyelashes with a clean brush from the carcass from roots to tips, avoiding oil ingress into the eyes. In the morning, lashes are rinsed with warm water.
Castor oil can be used both in pure form and in combination with other ingredients. So that eyelashes become even more velvety to it it is possible to add an oil solution of vitamin A or E (a drop of a vitamin for 3-4 drops of castor oil).
For the growth of eyelashes, castor oil is mixed with rum in a proportion of 1: 1 (the agent should be applied very carefully so that it does not get into the eyes).
It should be remembered that in some cases, oil can provoke the emergence of conjunctivitis.

Castor oil for hair

The use of castor oil for hair allows you to strengthen hair, restore their structure, eliminate dandruff.
Castor oil for hair growth is used as follows: the agent is slightly warmed and rubbed into the roots of the hair and the skin of the head, then the head is covered with a plastic bag and a towel. The head can be washed in a couple of hours, and you can leave the mask on all night.
For greater efficiency castor oil for hair can be combined with linseed or burdock oil in a proportion of 2: 1. In the reviews and instructions for the use of hair care products, it is noted that the product is badly rinsed, therefore it is recommended to wash the head with slightly hot water and with plenty of shampoo.
Shampoo can be mixed with egg yolk. This mixture not only removes the remains of the oil, but also makes the hair more shiny.
From hair loss, castor oil is used in combination with kefir or cognac. Nourishing mask for hair with kefir eliminates excessive fat and dandruff, in addition, it is very useful for the tips of hair.

For its preparation in a glass of kefir warmed up on a water bath it is necessary to add 2 tablespoons of castor oil. The mixture is applied to the hair under a polyethylene cap and is washed off after half an hour.
The composition of the mask with brandy, in addition to castor oil and cognac, which take 1 tablespoon, also includes 1 raw egg yolk of a chicken egg. Mass is distributed on hair and washed off after half an hour.
From dandruff on dry hair is effective mask, for the preparation of which take 1 part of castor oil, 1 part of olive oil and freshly squeezed juice of half a lemon. From dandruff on oily hair helps a mixture of taken in equal proportions castor oil, lemon juice, aloe and honey.
The mask should be applied to the hair about half an hour before washing the head. Full course - 10 masks.
Also 2 parts of castor oil can be mixed with 1 part of fish oil and carefully rubbed into the scalp. The mask is left overnight, and in the morning it is washed off with shampoo. Repeat the procedure is recommended every week for 2-3 months.

Castor oil for nails

Castor oil for nails - testimonials are a confirmation of this - it is an effective tool for improving the appearance of nails and cuticles. The product helps to fight burrs, and also makes the nails less dull and brittle
The easiest way to apply for nails is to rub the warmed-up oil daily into the skin of your fingers and into the nail plate. You can also add a few drops of castor oil in a hand cream. In the absence of allergies to the remedy, it is used for a 10-day course, after which they stand a break of 10 days and again repeat the course.
Castor oil is well combined with other oils (olive, peach, almond, etc.) and can be used as one of the components of oil baths.
To make a bath, you can take 60-80 ml of sunflower or olive oil (several tablespoons) and add to them 10 drops of castor oil and jojoba oil and a few drops of any essential oil. Blend a little and put your hands in it. The duration of the procedure is 25 minutes.
Before you make a French manicure (or just for bleaching nails), a small amount of freshly squeezed lemon juice can be added to the castor oil and rub the mixture into the nails.
To achieve the best result, the product is applied to the hands and nails before going to bed, and cotton gloves are put on top.

Castor oil for a beard

How correctly to apply castor oil for a beard? To begin with, you need to wash your beard with shampoo, and then apply the product to the growth areas of the hairs (in the direction of growth). After an hour, the remains of castor oil are washed off with warm water.
Reviews of castor oil indicate that the regular application of a beard care product allows you to slow the loss of already grown hair and stimulates the growth of new ones, making the beard more dense and beautiful.

Precautionary measures

It should be remembered that a remedy like castor oil can not be used as a laxative for more than 3 consecutive days.

Application in pediatric practice

In pediatrics, the remedy is used from the age of 12, due to the high sensitivity of the children's intestines to irritants and the high risk of dehydration.

Castor oil for weight loss

Castor oil is a strong laxative, so it is often used for weight loss. Reviews allow you to conclude that the remedy is extremely unpleasant, but the intestines from waste of life and mucus cleans very well.
To cleanse the small intestine, castor oil is taken, mixed with citrus juice in a 1: 2 ratio. For each kilogram of body weight should be 1 g of butter and 2 g of fresh juice.
The drug is drunk twice a week (for example, on Monday-Tuesday and Thursday) on an empty stomach, after 17:00.
Some women take castor oil with kefir (a bottle of oil per 100 g of kefir).
After taking castor oil until the morning, it is not recommended to eat any other food. With nausea, you can eat a slice of grapefruit.

Castor oil during pregnancy

Castor oil during pregnancy is contraindicated due to the fact that it can cause its premature interruption. In the last trimester, the application is possible according to vital indications.
Sometimes you can find advice on the use of castor oil to stimulate childbirth. Some midwives recommend a woman walking through the delivery date, drink 110-120 ml of mixed with orange juice and a teaspoon of baking soda.
The drug causes contraction of the myometrium, which in turn can accelerate childbirth: according to statistics, after taking 60 ml castor oil, contractions begin in more than 55% of women for a period of 40 weeks or more.
Nevertheless, extensive and controlled studies on this subject have not been conducted, and it is necessary to resort to stimulation of labor with castor oil very carefully, since the agent can cause severe dehydration.
In case of need for lactation, breastfeeding should be stopped for the entire period of treatment.

Reviews of castor oil

Castor oil is, in the opinion of most women, a remedy that must be present in every cosmetic bag. The area of ​​its application is very wide.
The product quickly and effectively solves the problem of constipation, as well as facilitates the removal from the intestine accumulated in it the products of life and waste, which allows you to use it for weight loss.
No less effective is castor oil for the face, for the hair (including for the eyebrows, eyelashes and for the beard), for the nails, for the hair. In addition, it is used from warts, papillomas and other neoplasms on the skin.
Castor oil with cognac is an effective means for expelling helminths. Drunk in the morning on an empty stomach, 50 grams of cognac paralyzes parasites, preventing them from gaining a foothold in the wall of the intestine, and 50 grams of castor oil (they are washed down with cognac) have a laxative effect and provoke bowel cleansing.
The procedures are continued until the stool is completely helminth free. Cleaning is carried out twice a year.
Despite the fact that castor oil is primarily a laxative, there are many reviews on castor oil for the face and reviews about castor oil for hair on the Internet. The use of castor oil for hair can accelerate the growth of hairs and make the hair thicker and thicker, and also saves the visited tips.
The only drawback of the tool is that it is very poorly washed. Some girls say that it is best to use medium-thick mustard to flush the oil.
Reviews of castor oil for eyelashes and eyebrows are also exceptionally positive (except for cases of individual intolerance of the drug): after a couple of weeks of regular use, castorels eyelashes and eyebrows become more healthy and thick, and also drop much less.

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