In addition to antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral properties, castor oil also contains a large number of antioxidants that help the body fight actively against free radicals, being the only known source of unsaturated fatty acids, including ricinoleic acid, with a role in protecting and caring for your skin and hair. Thus, as a mask, both independently and in 100% natural combinations, which may include lemon juice or olive oil, castor oil succesfully fughts against baldness, regenerating the hair from the root to the top, also giving it a specific shine. Also useful for treating the skin, it combats dark rings around the eyes, requiring simple applications to act at night. By the same procedure, visible results can also be obtained in terms of softening the skin, its deep hydration and wrinkle blurring.
Castor oil can also be used as an alternative treatment for low-risk conditions such as impetigo or fungal infections, also fighting against acne eruptions or eczema. Being an excellent foaming agent in natural soaps, castor oil acts as a repairer, emollient and nutritive, deeply cleaning without affecting the skin's natural protection barrier.