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Carrier Oils


Ricinus communis

Our Castor Carrier Oil or Vegetable Oil (Ricinus communis) is certified organic (Cosmos Organic), 100% natural and pure. This oil is unrefined and cold-pressed from the seeds. This plant is cultivated in India.
Nourishing and fortifying.


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Rich in fatty acids (mainly ricinoleic) and vitamin E, a natural antioxidant, the Castor Carrier Oil has been historically used for its multiple benefits, including therapeutic and cosmetic. Nourishing, fortifying and protective, it is a standard care product to strengthen and stimulate the growth of hair, nails, eyelashes, eyebrows - and beard for men. Frequent use will help promote supple, strong and shiny hair. Antioxidant and softening, this oil also contributes to slow down the effects of skin aging and helps the skin to regenerate itself.    

Main properties: Nourishing, emollient, protective, antioxidant, regenerating, fortifying.

Thick and very penetrating, this comedogenic oil is best suited for dry to very dry, irritated or mature skins, as well as dry, dull, fragile, damaged or brittle hair as well as split ends

Country of Origin


Method of Cultivation


Part of the Plant




Organic Ingredients

100 %

Natural Ingredients

100 %

Extraction Process

Cold-Pressed - Unrefined




Very Oily

Botanical Name

Ricinus communis

Product Usage

Cosmetic Product


• Cosmetic care. 

• Ideal for dry to very dry, irritated or mature skins.

• Ideal for dry, dull, fragile, damaged or brittle hair as well as split ends. 

The organic Castor Carrier Oil can be used singly and also serves as an excellent foundation for natural care treatments.



• Cleansing lotion or oil for the face, on cleansed skin.

• Nourishing and softening body lotion.

• Anti-ageing facial care or mask. 

• Repairing night cream for the face.

• Nourishing and regenerating cream for dry or damaged hands.

• Nourishing and fortifying hair mask, to be left on from 20 minutes to several hours before washing.



To further increase its benefits, the organic Castor Carrier Oil blends very well with other organic Carrier Oils and Hydrosols with complementary properties, such as: 

• The Coconut, Rose Hip, Camellia Seed, Avocado, Sweet Almond or Argan Carrier Oils. 

• The Cornflower or Damask Rose Hydrosols. 

Florihana does everything possible to offer you high quality products, controlled by our laboratory at every step of their production.

The analysis sheet includes information about fatty acids.

Fatty Acid Profile

Castor Oil Organic

Palmitic acid

2 %

Protective function

Stearic acid

2 %

Close to human sebum, nourishing, firming and protecting virtues

Oleic acid (omega-9)

5 %

Soothing, anti-inflammatory and regenerating virtues, maintains the skin's elasticity, suppleness and moisture

Linoleic acid (omega-6)

5 %

Maintains the skin’s barrier function

Ricinoleic acid

85 %

Cleansing benefits, very penetrating