Castor Seed Oil (Ricinus Communis Seed oil) is a vegetable oil obtained from the pressed seeds of the Castor plant.  It is used as as skin conditioning agent and occlusive, preventing water loss. and helping to maintain the skin’s moisture balance.  Its antimicrobial properties make it a great choice for skin prone to acne, and its fatty acid content helps it to promote the growth of healthy skin tissue, as well as being an anti-inflammatory to calm and soothe the skin.