Castor oil is a multi-purpose vegetable oil that people have used for thousands of years. It’s made by extracting oil from the seeds of the Ricinus communis plant.Castor oil has a number of medicinal, industrial and pharmaceutical uses. In ancient Egypt, castor oil was burned as fuel in lamps, used as a natural remedy to treat ailments like eye irritation and even given to pregnant women to stimulate labor. Here are of the oil's benefits
Some can have allergic reactions, cause diarrhea, or if pregnant will induce labor.