Castor Oil Range

Discover the natural skincare benefits of organic castor oil with Zayaan Wellness. This cold-pressed oil helps to hydrate, nourish and protect your skin, leaving it feeling soft and supple. Enjoy the feeling of healthier, more radiant skin.

About Castor Oil

What is Castor Oil

Castor oil is a vegetable oil that is derived from the seeds of the castor bean plant, scientifically known as Ricinus communis. It is a pale yellow, thick, and viscous liquid that has been used for a wide range of purposes for centuries. Castor oil is unique because it contains a high concentration of a specific type of fatty acid called ricinoleic acid, which is responsible for many of its properties and potential benefits.

Benefits uses of Castor Oil

  • Skin and Hair Care: Castor oil is often used in cosmetics and personal care products. It is believed to have moisturizing and emollient properties, making it suitable for use in skin creams, lotions, and lip balms. It is also commonly used in hair care products, including shampoos and conditioners, as it is thought to promote hair growth and thickness.
  • Anti-Inflammatory: Castor oil may have anti-inflammatory properties, which can be beneficial for reducing inflammation and pain when applied topically to sore muscles and joints.

Organic versus food grade

Organic Castor Oil:

  • Organic refers to the way the castor beans are grown and processed. Organic castor oil is made from castor beans that have been grown without the use of synthetic pesticides or fertilizers.
  • Organic farming practices aim to be more environmentally friendly and avoid the use of harmful chemicals.
  • Organic castor oil is produced using methods that meet organic certification standards, ensuring the beans are sourced from organic farms

Food Grade Castor Oil:

  • Food grade refers to the quality and purity of the castor oil, making it suitable for consumption.
  • Food grade castor oil is safe to be ingested and can be used as a laxative when taken orally.
  • It meets specific quality and safety standards to be used in food products, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics.

About Castor Oil and applying it