Castor Oil (KTC) 250ml
Weight: 0.55 lb
Castor oil is a vegetable oil obtained from the seed of the castor plant, Ricinus communis. The oil has an unusual composition and chemistry, which makes it quite valuable to chemists and pharmacists.
Castor seeds have been found in Egyptian tombs dating back to 4000 BC. Herodotus and other Greek travellers have noted the use of castor seed oil for body anointments.
The use of castor seed oil in India has been documented since 2000 BC for use in lamps and in local medicine as a laxative. Castor seed and its oil have also been used in China for centuries, mainly prescribed in local medicine for internal use or use in dressings.
The oil has the property of maintaining its fluidity at both extremely high and low temperatures.
Castor oil has many applications including, the manufacturing of soaps, lubricants, hydraulic and brake fluids.