Ricinus Communis, a plant used to make castor oil, is widely cultivated for oil in all parts of India. This type of cooling oil is extracted from castor bean seeds.

This plant can be pale green or yellow mixed or colorless. It has a mild odor, a bitter taste, and makes nausea for a few people. Encourages the intestinal walls to contract and move food faster. This oil is used in the manufacture of paints, inks, hair balms, soaps, etc. Castor oil is extracted from castor seeds. This tree can grow up to 5 to 12 meters in height. The leaves are large and broad with petals. The nuts are gray, black, or multi-colored and in the shape of a chicken egg. It is widely grown in India, Brazil, and Mexico.

There are two types of castor oil: Raw oil and processed oil.

The seeds are dried and removed from the husks and pressed the nuts and extracted through the machine is called Raw oil

Add four parts of water in a large pan and add one part of crushed castor seeds and boil. Oil will start floating on the water. This oil is collected separately and boiled in low flame again to evaporate excess water. This is processed oil. In either case, Whichever has the color of the straw and is most fragrant is pure oil. Whatever is more in yellow color, heavier, and saturated is inferior.

To remove tumors, remove the outer shell and grind or crush and fry them in a pan and apply a bandage on them. Tumors break down easily.  Take fried seeds and tie them in a cotton cloth and apply fomentation to cure abdominal pain, constipation, dehydration, side pain.

Medicinal oil is used in all types of medicine. Used externally for skin and hair. Its the foremost ingredient in hair balms due to its ability to penetrate hair follicles and promote hair growth. It is great for growing eyelashes and eyebrows, cooling the eyes, and inducing sleep.

Mix flaxseed flour with castor oil and heat it a little. Apply this on the tumor to heal.

Castor oil eliminates irritation to the body, eyes, nose, ears, and mouth. Making the body blonde. Raising children like a mother.

It is an excellent medicine for diarrhea in children and women who have given birth. It can be given without fear to infants, the elderly, those who have had a miscarriage, those who have given birth, and those who are suffering from diarrhea.

It can also be given to those who suffer from anorexia and abdominal pain. It will increase the beauty. 

Heat the castor oil lightly and apply it along with turmeric powder on cracks in the feet in winter. Cracked areas heal in a few days.

If the eyes are red due to body heat, apply 2 drops of pure castor oil on the eyes. Eye irritation will go away.

For those who have colic, gastritis, and cough, add 2 parts of castor oil and one part of honey and eat to reduce stomach upset.

Dip one Turmeric (Curcuma longa) (Virali Manjal) into warm castor oil and fire on the lamp and sniff the smoke to cure headache and cold.

It was a common practice at that time to drink castor oil for skin irritation caused by any allergy or infection in the body.

For menstrual problems

Take an equal amount of basil juice, onion juice, and lemon juice with lamp oil and boil it. Take 15 ml to get rid of menstrual disorders for women. Castor oil is also used to prevent abdominal pain due to improper menstruation.

For some people, after the baby is born will continue to have abdominal pain. When it is like that, apply castor oil on the abdomen and put wilted castor leaves on it in a tolerable heat to relieve stomach pain.

In general, It was customary to give castor oil on empty stomach for young women who attended their age. This can cure any abnormalities in the uterus. But over time, we started skipping this medicine leading to many problems.