I am a vegetable oil with powerful therapeutic properties, derived from the beans of the castor plant. When combined with essential oils, I am ideal for massages. For centuries I have been used fo my anti inflammatory and anti bacterial properties for the skin. I am effective in relieving you from pain from arthiritis and rheumatism. Use me in your head and scalp massage to give your hair a lustrous shine. I am an ideal natural skin tonic to keep your skin soft, supple and beautiful.