Using castor oil to remove moles is a non-toxic way to rid these pesty critters from your yard or garden. They hate castor oil! Just mix 1/2 cup of castor oil with 2 gallons of water and pour it into the animals hole. This will not kill the mole but it will definitely look for a new home!
In case you thought I was talking about skin moles it's said that castor oil will not remove them but it does work on warts and skin tags. Simply rub castor oil onto the wart or tag a couple times a day. If the mole or wart is in a place where a small bandage can be used you can soak a cotton ball or small piece of flannel in the castor oil and hold it in place over night. It may take up to a couple weeks but it does work!
Castor oil is an oil pressed from the castor bean and has been used for a multitude of home remedies for centuries. It is said to be antiviral, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and antifungal. Read on!
More Castor Oil Uses and Benefits
Castor Hair Oil? Yep, castor oil can do wonders for your hair! Massaging it into your scalp and hair can help your hair to come in thicker and softer plus it's a great treatment for dry scalp or dandruff. It also works for eyebrows and eyelashes but be careful not to get it in your eyes.
For a conditioning treatment you can mix 2 teaspoons castor oil with an egg white (or even your store bought conditioner) and massage into your wet hair. Leave it on for a couple minutes then rinse with warm water.
Castor oil can also help repair split ends and reduce frizzy hair!
Castor Oil Acne Treatment - It can be a great remedy for acne sufferers especially deep cystic acne. It's anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties can make a difference even overnight. Just massage the castor oil in before bed. Remember a little goes a long way!
Castor Oil for Skin Problems - Besides helping acne, castor oil is great for dry, chapped skin including your lips! It will also soothe irritated skin from scratching. It can even eliminate and prevent wrinkles! :-) For pregnant ladies, it can be rubbed on your belly to improve the elasticity of your skin and help prevent stretch marks. What a wonderful oil, huh? And you thought this was only about using castor oil to remove moles!
Castor Oil for Joint Pain - For arthritis sufferers or anyone who has joint pain, a castor oil compress is definitely worth a try!
If you have tired, achy muscles try using it just like any massage oil!
Can Castor Oil Induce Labor? - Castor oil has been used to induce labor since Ancient Egypt. Natural doctors and midwives still use it today. Talk to a professional before trying this!
Castor oil for Hemorrhoids - Relieve the pain, itch and inflammation of external hemorrhoids by using a castor oil compress for at least 15 minutes at a time.
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