Botanical Name: Ricinus communis
Extraction Method: Expeller Pressed
Processing Type: Unrefined
Obtained From: Seeds
Description: Castor Carrier Oil is one of the few oils that can be used as an emulsifying agent. It also acts as a protective barrier on your skin that will protect against harsh environmental conditions.
Color: Pale yellow to golden yellow liquid.
Aromatic Description: Castor Carrier Oil has very little scent characteristic of most carrier oils.
Common Uses: Castor Carrier Oil is popular as a conditioning agent in hair-care products, and is widely used in soap-making and skin-care products.
Consistency: Typical and Characteristic of Carrier Oils.
Absorption: Castor Oil will remain on the surface of the skin, acting as a barrier.
Shelf Life: Users can expect a shelf life of up to 2 years with proper storage conditions (cool, out of direct sunlight). Refrigeration after opening is recommended.
Cautions: None Known.
Storage: It is recommended that cold-pressed carrier oils be kept in a cool, dark place to maintain freshness and achieve maximum shelf life. If refrigerated, bring to room temperature before using.