Folk remedies that date back over the centuries are often highly effective and that is why they are still popular today. One such remedy is for example prepared of baking soda and castor oil. It can treat 24 common health issues and is a proof of how effective folk remedies can be.

The holistic medicine often recommends castor oil for the treatment of number of health problems, even when the conventional therapies fail to provide the required effects.

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Castor oil improves circulation and digestion. It is often used as a compress to ease swelling and inflammation and to clean a wound or ease pain. It is a good idea to make castor oil compresses. You will need:

  • Cold pressed castor oil
  • Plastic wrap
  • Gauze or a cotton bandage
  • Hot water bottle
  • A towel

Clean your skin with baking soda. Soak the gauze or bandage in the castor oil. Apply to the affected area. Wrap in some plastic and leave the compress on. Place the hot water bottle over for warmth. Try and leave on for an hour.

Use castor oil to treat the following 24 health conditions:

1. Use castor oil coating to treat your sprained ankle. Wrap it with the coating and allow it to act overnight.

2. Treat wounds, bruises, and minor cuts with castor oil to hasten the healing process.

3. To prevent appearance of stretch marks during pregnancy, massage your stomach with castor oil in the last two months of the pregnancy.

4. Apply castor oil coating on your neck to treat vocal cords nodules and chronic vocal hoarseness. Do this on a daily basis.

5. Combination of castor oil and baking soda will eliminate the dark spots on your face.

6. Put a drop of castor oil in your eye before bedtime to cure cataracts.

7. You can also treat pilonidal cyst with castor oil.

8. Drink five drops of this oil every morning to treat your allergy.

9. Rub some of the oil on your eyelid before bedtime as a treatment for eye allergies.

10. Consume several drops of castor oil every day to treat alcohol and nicotine addiction.

11. Massage your scalp with this oil before shampooing for about 20 minutes. This helps hair growth.

12. Put several castor oil drops in your ears to improve your hearing.

13. To remove tinnitus, consume 6 to 8 drops of castor oil for a period of four months.

14. Apply coatings soaked in castor oil in your lower back area to soothe the pain. Do this for a week.

15. Apply coating soaked in this oil to treat chronic diarrhea.

16. Rub your warts with castor oil for a period of one month, and they will be gone.

17. Daily castor oil coatings can eliminate fungal infection on the feet.

18. Massage your soles with castor oil every day to remove calcium deposits.

19. Rub castor oil on your moles for a month period to a successful removal.

20. To treat stomach hyperactivity, apply castor oil coatings on your stomach.

21. Use castor oil to treat hepatitis.

22. A castor oil and baking soda combination can be used in the treatment of skin cancer.

23. Apply coatings soaked in this oil onto your stomach to stop snoring. Do this for about two weeks.

24. Apply castor oil to treat bee stings and prevent swelling.