Adapted from the book “The Oil That Heals A Physician’s Successes with Castor Oil Treatments” written by William A. McGarey, M.D.
Castor oil "packs" can be a wonderful way to infuse many of the healing components of castor oil directly into your body. It is possible to heal the tissues and organs below the surface of the skin where the castor oil pack is placed. It has been known to help with pain, inflammation, constipation, circulation, improve liver detoxification, support female organs like the uterus and ovaries, improve lymphatic circulation and so much more! These packs can be used all over the body, not just the abdomen. Just make sure the piece of flannel can be folded 3-4 times while still able to cover the area of need.
If you have never used castor oil before, please do a "patch test" before use to ensure you aren't allergic to the oil. To do a patch test, apply a drop of castor oil to the inner side of the arm. Cover with a band-aid and wait 24 hours to see if there is a reaction.