What exactly IS it?
Castor oil, which comes from the seed of the Ricinus communis plant, is a powerful healing oil. It contains a special acid called ricinolein acid, which helps fight inflammation, kill germs and reduce pain.
Why oil our belly button
According to Ayurveda , it is believed that the belly button has a prioval energy point that connects to the other parts of our body. When you are taking care of your belly button you are also taking care of other important body parts too, ensuring a harmonious flow of energy.
Here are some benefits of massaging castor oil in your belly button
Enhances digestion and gut health
Your belly button is connected to your tummy and other organs inside. Rubbing castor oil in your belly can stimulate these organs, and potentially aid in digestion and alleviate constipation. Its natural laxative abilities can soothe the digestive tract.
The oil's anti-inflammatory properties can also calm an upset stomach, promoting overall better gut health.
Castor oil is known for its hydrating and moisturizing properties. When applying it to your belly button the benefits can be extended to the skin, making it soft and shiny. If you suffer from dry skin and dullness this might really help you.
Relief menstrual pain
For the women who have a hard time during their menstrual period. Applying castor oil to the belly button might provide some relief. The oil’s anti-inflammatory properties together with its ability to promote circulation , may help reduce menstrual cramp and discomfort during your periods. Gently massaging the oil on your belly button will help relax and soothe your abdomen area.
Improve sleep quality
Our belly button is connected to our nervous system. So massaging castor oil will help you calm your nerves and promote better sleep. Making this as a part of your bedtime routine will help you have restful nights.
Ease joint pain
Joint pain becomes more frequent as we age causing us discomfort. Castor oil’s power to fight inflammation can help your joints too. When applied to the belly button, the oils properties will indirectly ease joint pain and stiffness. People who suffer from arthritis or have any other joint issue might benefit from this.
How to use castor oil on the belly button
Clean your belly button with warm water and pat dry
Take a few castor oil drops on your fingertips
Gently massage the oil into your belly button in circular motion
Leave it overnight for maximum absorption
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