Castor oil helps strengthen the hair and is known to work as a hair growth booster. The alkaline pH of the black castor oil variant makes it ideal for rejuvenating the stressed tresses. Here are amazing ways to use castor oil for all your hair problems.  


Hair shine –  Its excellent moisturizing properties keeps your hair naturally smooth, soft and shiny. Mix equal amounts of castor oil along with raw honey and apply it on your hair. Leave it on for 30 mins and wash it off using a mild shampoo. You might need to shampoo your hair twice to get rid of all the oil.


Repair damage –  This mask penetrates the hair follicles to help repair the damaged hair. Mix fresh aloe vera gel from the plant with black castor oil. Massage this on your hair and scalp and leave it on for an hour or overnight. Wash it off with a mild shampoo READ MORE – Hair wash powder


Castor oil Deep conditioner –  This mask is perfect for delivering extra moisture to the dry hair to make it soft, smooth, and more manageable. Combine equal amounts of coconut milk along with castor oil. Apply this to your hair and scalp to deeply nourish and condition your hair for 30 mins and wash it off.


Hair growth – The nutrients in castor oil penetrates the hair strands and decrease protein loss from the hair cuticles, thereby making your hair strong and treating hair fall. One of the best ways to use castor oil is to combine it with rice water. READ MORE – Overnight rice water hair growth recipe

Dandruff and head lice

Dandruff and head lice – Castor Oil deeply penetrates into the layers and provides effective relief from major hair problems like bald patches, itchiness and dandruff. Mix castor oil with few drops of tea tree essential oil and massage it on your scalp. Leave it on for 30 mins before you wash it off to treat dandruff and also get rid of head lice.

Thinning hair

Thinning hair – Massage the scalp with castor oil to help increase blood circulation in the scalp, boost the supply of nutrients to the hair roots, and promote thicker hair. Mix 1 tbsp of rosemary powder to 2 tbsp of black castor oil. Let it infuse for a few hours before you use it on your scalp. Massage this oil on your scalp and leave it on for an hour or overnight.