Castor oil is as an amazing vegetable oil that has been present for centuries and widely used by many people due to its amazing benefits. It has been used in various massages, then for laxative purposes, for boosting the health of the skin and as well as for the hair.
The virtues of this oil are incredible and offer many health advantages. Namely, the ancient Chinese medicine used it for many purposes in the health department like remedy for many ailments, pains and issues related to skin health.
Another very valuable natural ingredient is the baking soda also known for its wide range of uses. It reveals potent antibacterial, antiseptic and alkaline properties as a result of which it is used in the field of medicine but as well as in the household and maintaining proper body hygiene. Since it is a natural product, it is completely safe for use showing no adverse effects.
When both these ingredients get combined you will obtain a remarkable natural remedy highly beneficial for your overall health.
Health Advantages of the Use of Castor Oil and Baking Soda
The topical use of these two ingredients and their combination can treat various skin issues and as well as other health concerns.
Here it is how they can be beneficial:
Massage castor oil and thus soothe the pain caused by sprained ankles.
Baking soda alleviates digestive issues.
In the case of stretch marks use castor oil as its use will prevent their occurrence and the existing ones will fade away.
Baking soda aids in relieving bee stings.
Castor oil is a great remedy for wounds, cuts and bruises.
If you use castor oil on your skin the issue with the acne will be gone.
This oil can also eliminate growths that appear on the eyelids.
Baking soda can soothe the pain caused by gout.
Castor oil massage can alleviate sciatic pain.
For better athlete’s performance, people drink baking soda diluted in water.
Just a few drops of castor oil rubbed on the temples can alleviate headaches.
Castor oil and baking soda combo can make your nails stronger and as well as be used as a treatment for ingrown toenails.
This combo effectively moisturizes and brightens the skin.
Powerful combo against warts.
Here it is how to prepare the castor oil and baking soda combination:
Remedy for a Removal of Warts
A few drops of castor oil
Half a teaspoon of baking soda
Medical tape and a compress
First you need to mix the baking soda and castor oil, and then in it soak the compress. Then place it on the wart and cover it with a medical tape. Repeat the same procedure till the wart is completely gone.
This remedy is effective due to the content of ricinoleic acid in castor oil and the content of the anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties of baking soda.
If you are allergic to castor oil you should not use this remedy. Likewise, it should not be used internally due to the content of ricinoleic acid which can harm the intestinal mucosa.
The use of baking soda is not advised for pregnant ladies, children and for people with high blood pressure. In the case of receiving a medical treatment or if you are experiencing a kidney or heart failure, baking soda should not be used by any means.