Castor oil is a vegetable oil obtained from the castor bean. It’s found in soaps, the inks you use for printing and the plastic goods you use every day. Unlike other vegetable oils, it plays a notable role in conventional medicine and in the industrial world, among many other areas.
How to use castor oil to treat your pilonidal cyst
Here’s a pilonidal cyst remedy that has received great feedback from many pilonidal cyst sufferers. For this treatment you will be making a castor oil pack and placing it directly on your cyst.
Making a castor oil pack is pretty simple. First, take some flannel, cloth or an old t-shirt (preferably cut into small sections so it can be used multiple times) and soak it with the castor oil. Next, put the castor oil pack on your cyst and hold in place with gauze and medical tape.
Keep this on for several hours, and then redo it again once the castor oil has soaked in. You will want to repeat this process several times throughout the week.
Castor oil should not be used on broken skin, during pregnancy, breastfeeding, or during menstruation. Consult a doctor before taking internally becasue it can be toxic to the body.
Here’s a video on how to make a castor oil pack
What type of castor oil to use?
Look for cold-pressed or cold-processed castor oil only. The color of the oil should be a very light or pale yellow. Here are some good quality brands below.
Castor oil pack starter kit
Castor oil packs can be somewhat time consuming to prepare, especially if you don’t have everything readily available. For those of you who like the easy way out, consider getting a castor oil starter kit.
These kits have everything you could possibly need to make a quality castor oil pack in half the time and with alot less mess. The one below was the only one I could find, but after seeing what it comes with, I feel that it’s really the only one you’ll ever need.
Here’s what you get:
- one bottle of 100% cold-pressed castor oil
- 100% natural and extra thick wool flannel – (reusable)
- an additional two more flannel cloths
- castor oil wash – to clean yourself up after treatment
- king size electric heating pad
Check it out below.
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Have you ever used castor oil to treat your pilonidal cyst?
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