It can be massaged into nails and calluses, and added to shampoos and conditioners. In small amounts, it is added to cold-processed soap formulations to increase lather, and is a popular ingredient in lip balms.
Shelf Life: Users can expect a shelf life of up to 2 years with proper storage conditions (cool, out of direct sunlight). Refrigeration after opening is recommended.
Storage: It is recommended that cold-pressed carrier oils be kept in a cool dark place to maintain freshness and achieve maximum shelf life. If refrigerated, bring to room temperature before using.
Botanical Name: Ricinus communis.
Plant Part: Seeds.
Processing Method: Expeller Pressed.
Color / Consistency / Absorption: A slightly viscous, pale yellow liquid.