Castor oil organic (COSMOS)
Castor oil (cold-pressed and organic)
INCI: Ricinus communis
Cold-pressed and COSMOS-certified organic*. A thick oil that protects the skin against weather, penetrates the skin slowly but deeply. Best used in balms,skin cleansers, hair oils, massage oils and other thick emulsions for hair and skin. Good for dry skin and mature skin. Also in soaps. Castor oil packs used externally (poultices, compresses) by herbalists for skin infections, pain relief, constipation and for poorly-healing wounds (the oil is thought to trigger the T-cell response, part of the immune system, in the skin).
*COSMOS = (COSMetic Organic Standard)
Available in 250ml, 500ml, 1ltr and 5 ltr. The 100ml size is in a brown glass bottle. The 250ml, 500ml and 1 litre are in brown PET bottles with tamper-proof caps for safer shipping. The 5 litre is in a HDPE jerry can. If you wish to transfer your oil to a glass bottle and/or if you need a pump dispenser see our Packaging section for details.