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A 28-year-old female asked:

Hi.using jamican black castor oil topically onto my hair during pregnancy..is it safe??thank you

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Dr. Sudeepthi Prasad
Obstetrics and Gynecology 15 years experience
No known effects: Topical application of castor oil is not known to affect your pregnancy, infact castor oil has been used by some mid wives to induce labor at term (Efficacy has not been tested)
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Last updated Mar 31, 2017
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