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Castor oil massaged over the breast after child-birth increases the flow of milk, as it stimulates the mammary glands. The leaves of castor can also be used to foment the breast, for the same purpose. Castor oil massaged over the body, before bath, keeps the skin healthy and imparts sound sleep. Such an oil bath may be taken once in a week. Applying castor oil over hand and feet before going to bed keeps them soft and similarly over the eyebrows and eyelashes keeps them well-groomed.

Upon breathing in, the blood picks up from the capillaries of the lungs (thin blood vessels that surround the alveoli) the oxygen that the tissues need. The oxygen is carried through out the body in the red blood cells. Carbon dioxide, which the tissues give up as waste is carried back to the lungs and expelled in breathing out. Oxygen is essential for aerobic respiration (the use of oxygen to obtain energy from glucose), thus the better one breathes the more efficiently the calories will be burnt.

Warm castor oil can be used together with cayenne pepper powder to massage painful areas of the physical structure. It is very effective in the treatment of arthritis and other joint pains. No more than one seed should be eaten as it can be very toxic and can even be fatal. According to Wikipedia.org; methanolic extracts of the leaves of were used Antimicrobial testing against eight pathogenic bacteria in rats and showed antimicrobial properties. Pericarp of Castor bean showed CNS stimulant effects in mice at low doses. At lower doses, the extract improved memory consolidation. At high doses mice quickly died. A water extract of the root bark showed analgesic activity in rats. Medicinal Properties: Antihistamine, antiinflammatory, antibacterial, laxative and analgesic.

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