Castor oil is a vegetable oil derived from the castor bean seed. Cultivators of castor beans remove the hull of the seed, before pressing it to obtain the oil. Vrindavan Castor oil is colorless, odoorless, cold pressed and hexane free. Castor oil softens and soothes dry and irritated skin and helps to kill pathogens that can cause skin problems. The oil locks in moisture and contains numerous minerals, vitamins and fatty acids important for great skin health. Castor oil benefits the scalp by improving blood circulation and moisturizing dry, flaky and itchy skin. It helps strengthen the hair shaft by locking in moisture, and the oil’s essential fatty acids nourish the roots of the hair. Because of its many benefits, castor oil is a popular ingredient in high quality skin creams, lipsticks and face masks. Ideal as a face/body moisturiser, massage oil and many others uses. May be used as a massage oil (combined with other carrier or essential oils), as a face and body moisturiser, or as a protective barrier on the skin. This oil is extremely thick, so it may be diluted with other carrier oils for massage.