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Cold Pressed Castor Oil

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Size: 1 Gallon Jug

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Organic castor oil is pale to rich yellow in color and is produced by crushing the seeds of the castor plant and extracting the oils via the expeller press method. Castor oil provides a highly smoothing property to body and hair care products. High in the fatty acid ricinoleic acid, is also known as "Palma Christi Oil".

Cold Pressed Castor OilBotanical Name

Ricinus communis

Country of Origin


Extraction Method

Cold Pressed

Refinement Process


Food Grade

This product is made from food grade oil but intended for cosmetic topical use only. As a known purgative (induces vomiting and diarrhea), it is the consumer’s responsibility to use properly as intended for topical use only.

Suggested Uses

Castor oil is widely used as an ingredient in salves, creams, lotions, soaps and conditioners. It is also used in the lip care industry for lip balms and liquid lip products due to its protective and smoothing properties.  

Shelf Life & Storage

Product shelf life is dependent on storage conditions and is highly variable. Product should be stored in tightly closed containers in a dry, cool, and well ventilated place. Store away from sources of heat and ignition as well as protect from light. Industry standard for shelf life of product when stored under optimum conditions is 24 months from date of manufacture. 

Saponification Value

176 to 182 mg KOH per gram of fat
Conversion Value for NaOH (Sodium Hydroxide) = 0.129 oz
Conversion Value for KOH (Potassium Hydroxide) = 0.181 oz


Please note that this information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and is for educational purposes only.

This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.