Closeup of the label on Sports Research castor oil

Castor Oil for Full Body Care – things your grandma never told you

Castor oil is amazing

It’s true what they say, you learn something every day. And today we learned that grandma never taught us all the benefits for castor oil. She might have forced it on us to get our gastrointestinal systems moving smoothly when we were kids. But maybe she was keeping the other secret about castor oil to herself. It turns out, this inexpensive product can be a miracle for your skin, hair. And it can even help you defy aging. (No wonder Granny looked so good!)

closeup on a bottle of Sports Research organic castor oil in a clear bottle with a black label and black lidWe discovered the benefits of castor oil when we were sent a sample bottle from a company called Sports Research. It came accompanied by a note promising supremely sexy skin. After a few “huh?’s” we did some research. And it’s true! It turns out, castor oil was used as a balm in ancient Egypt. The fatty acids in castor, (made from the seeds of the castor plant), can help nourish dry skin and hair.

It is supposed to be good for both body and facial moisturizing. And it’s antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties can help banish blemishes! This almost magical elixir is supposed to aid in circulation. That explains why many athletes rub it into tired and sore muscles. In addition, it may make a great, seductive massage oil for the same reason.

Our castor oil product test

So now that we have a better understanding of this surprisingly potent wellness product, it’s time for the moment of truth! And we can confirm that Sports Research Naturals 100% pure Caster Oil undoubtably improved our skin moisture and the shine in our hair. We can’t say that it immediately banished blemishes or sent the soreness straight out of our muscles but the application felt fantastic.

The oil is has a bit more weight and viscosity than most of the oils we’re used to, like avocado, olive or grape seed. So we recommend going light with your application or risk staining your clothing (or sheets…) But we’re certainly glad we discovered the many benefits of castor oil and intend on keeping it as a part of our health and wellness routines.

Where to find castor oil

You can buy Sports Research’s castor oil on AmazonCastor Oil for Full Body Care - things your grandma never told you 1. To learn more about this family-run company and their line of wellness and beauty products, visit

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