Is caster oil safe as a massage oil?

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  1. iwanttobeamumm

    iwanttobeamumm Well-Known Member

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    I know you shouldn't take caster oil orally in pregnancy (despite what my grandma tells me) I know it's dangerous and I'm not going to but is it safe as a massage oil?
     
  2. Blueclass

    Blueclass Well-Known Member

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    I use baby oil x
     
  3. iwanttobeamumm

    iwanttobeamumm Well-Known Member

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    I need an oil that is a carrier oil for essential oils I have castor oil already which is why I'm asking x
     
  4. Lou1103

    Lou1103 Well-Known Member

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    I would use something like coconut/olive/almond.

    I've heard from a few different sources that castor
    Oil isn't safe when pregnant. I think it has something to do with removing toxins? Can't remember but i would avoid to be safe xxx
     
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    jem8789 Well-Known Member

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    There's also a whole load of essential oils that shouldn't be used in pregnancy, even in a carrier oil

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  6. YorksLass

    YorksLass Well-Known Member

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    Wheatgerm oil maybe? A carrier and full of vit e which is good for the skin... a lot of the perineum massage oils I was looking at a while ago seem to be based on that!
     
  7. Phoenix85

    Phoenix85 Well-Known Member

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    Isn't castor oil quite dark? I'd think it would stain skin tbh lol

    I'd use coconut, olive or almond oil like Lou suggested :)
     

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