Castor Oil

Castor Oil

$ 6.94

Ricinus communis*

Castor is a moderately sized shrub with large, spreading, dark-red, toothed leaves, sending forth vibrantly red flowers; it is native to Africa, and now grows throughout the world.

Rasa: Sweet, bitter

Virya: Heating

Vipaka: Sweet

Guna: Heavy, unctuous, penetrating, subtle

Dosha: VP-, K+ in excess

Prabhava: Castor is the best of all oils for pacifying vata dosha; it is called the "king of oils."

Actions: Eases occasional constipation, reduces ama, supports healthy eyes**


*This product is not intended for internal use. 




**These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.