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De La Cruz® 100% Pure Expeller-Pressed Castor Oil, USP Grade 2 FL. OZ. (59 mL)
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De La Cruz 100% Pure and Natural Castor Oil is expeller-pressed from the bean of the castor plant grown and nurtured in India.

Castor Oil has a unique composition as it’s high in ricinoleic acid. It retains moisture by preventing water loss through the outer layer of the skin. Castor oil is a go-to treatment for nourishing the hair but is also well known as a natural laxative.

100% Pure and USP Grade
Expeller-Pressed and Hexane-Free
Free of Artificial Fragrances and Colors
Free of Preservatives, Parabens and Solvents
Non-GMO
Free of Gluten
Vegan and Vegetarian
Not Tested on Animals (we love them!)
Bottled in the USA

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  • UPC Barcode: 3-24286-15502-6
  • Item Code: E1660
  • Exp Date 07/2024
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How to use:
  • Skin:

    Castor Oil is a thick oil, so we suggest to mix a few drops with another carrier oil such as our De La Cruz Avocado Oil before putting on your face.

    For the body, whip a few drops with our De La Cruz Shea Butter if you need to give an extra moisture blast to dry skin.

    Apply the treatment on your skin and leave it on for a few minutes or overnight, depending on your moisture needs.

    Use a clean wet cloth to remove the oil.

  • Hair & Scalp:

    Apply a few drops of the oil on your scalp, roots and your ends. We suggest to apply on damp hair rather than dry or wet hair for better absorption.

    If you have some time and want to enjoy maximum benefits of the oil, leave your treatment on for several hours or even overnight. You can wrap your hair in a towel if you don't want the oil to get sticky on your pillow or clothes. It will also help to better lock in moisture.

    Removing the Castor oil can be difficult as it is a thick oil. Pro-Tip: in the shower, massage your scalp with conditioner to help remove the oil and then shampoo as usual.

  • Dry lips:

    A simple step for your chapped lips: rub a small amount of Castor oil on your lips and let it soak in for a few seconds before applying your favorite lip balm

  • Ingredient

    Ricinus communis (Castor) oil from India.

  • Uses

    for the temporary relief of occasional constipation

    bowel movement is generally produced in 6 to 12 hours

  • Warnings
    Do not use

    laxative products when abdominal pain, nausea, or vomiting are present unless directed by a doctor.

    for periods longer than a week. Frequent or prolonged use may result in dependence on laxatives.

  • Ask a doctor before use if you have noticed a sudden change in bowel habits that persists over a period of two weeks.
  • Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking any other drug
  • Stop use and ask a doctor if you have rectal bleeding or failure to have a bowel movement after use of a laxative. These symptoms may indicate a serious condition.
  • If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center immediately.
  • Directions

    Preferably taken on an empty stomach. May be taken with juice to improve the taste.

    Age Dose
    Adults and children 12 years and over 1 to 4 tablespoons in a single daily dose or as directed by a doctor
    Children 2 to under 12 years 1 to 3 teaspoons in a single daily dose or as directed by a doctor
    Children under 2 years consult a doctor

  • Other information Storage:

    Keep tightly closed and away from excessive heat.

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100% Pure and USP Grade

Expeller-Pressed and Hexane-Free

Free of Artificial Fragrances and Colors

Free of Preservatives, Parabens and Solvents

Non-GMO

Free of Gluten

Vegan and Vegetarian

Not Tested on Animals

Bottled in the USA

FAQ
What's the best way to store my oil?

We recommend you store the product at room temperature, with the cap tightly closed. Avoid direct sunlight and heat sources. These measures will help extend the quality of the oil.

What is the expiration date?

Castor oil is highly stable, and the expiration date is 3 years after bottling. See our storage recommendations to maximize quality of the oil.

Can the oil go rancid?

Although Castor oil is highly stable it may become rancid gradually, but not before the expiration date. After the expiration date, the time frame for rancidity can vary depending on storage conditions, especially temperature and light. Do not use the oil internally for laxative use after the expiration date.

How is your oil made?

The oil is expeller-pressed, meaning a mechanical press physically compresses the Castor seeds, causing the crude oil to run. This method of extraction is a greener and more traditional way of making oil because it doesn't use any chemical additives (solvents), meaning no chemical residue.

Is the oil refined?

Yes. Although our oils are intended for cosmetic uses on skin, hair or nails, some of our oils are fit for human consumption and thus require a refining process to remove impurities such as free-fatty acids, gums, waxes and metal ions. These impurities affect the quality of the oil.

What does "USP grade" mean?

It means we comply with the purity and quality standards set by the United States Pharmacopeia Convention (USP), a nonprofit scientific organization. They develop strict standards that ensure stability, safety, and efficacy of the chemical(s) used in medicines and other articles. For more information on the U.S Pharmacopeia Convention, please visit: https://www.usp.org/about

Can the oil be heated?

We do not recommend you heat carrier oils unless it's necessary for specific applications. The oxidation or rancidity of the carrier oil will speed up due to high temperature.

Can the oil be ingested?

Yes. Castor oil is an effective laxative used for occasional constipation. See drug facts for detailed directions and warnings before use.

What happens if I don't replace the cap on the bottle?

Although Castor oil is among the most stable carrier oils, applying and tightening the cap after use will ensure extended freshness.

Is there any added fragrance?

No.

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