Description: Natural vegetable oil derived from the seeds of the herbaceous plant castor, consisting of triglycerides of different fatty acids (90% ricinoleic acid, 3-4% oleic acid, 3-4% linoleic acid). Clear slightly yellowish viscous liquid, mild characteristic odor. Miscible in alcohol, insoluble in water.
INCI Name: Ricinus communis (Castor) oil
- Excellent emollient leaving the skin soft and smooth
- Good hair conditioner making the hair looked nourished and shiny
- Widely used as moisturizer and lubricant in lip care products to add shine and luster
Use: Can be added to formulas as is, add to the fat phase. Use level 1-40% in skin care products and 0.2-2% in shampoos & conditioners. For external use only.
Applications: Creams, lotions, hair care products, sun care, lip care products.
Country of Origin: India
Raw material source: Ricinus Communis beans
Manufacture: Cold-pressed from Ricinus Communis beans
Animal Testing: Not animal tested
GMO: Not tested for GMOs, but unlikely to contain GMOs
Vegan: Does not contain animal-derived components