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How do I apply castor oil, topically?
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Dr. Theodore Cole
Family Medicine
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In brief: Soaks
It's best to soak a piece of cloth with the castor oil, then place it over the area to be treated.
The traditional material is flannel. You can also then place a heating pad over the cloth, but place something between them so that the heating pad doesn't come in contact with the castor oil.

In brief: Soaks
It's best to soak a piece of cloth with the castor oil, then place it over the area to be treated.
The traditional material is flannel. You can also then place a heating pad over the cloth, but place something between them so that the heating pad doesn't come in contact with the castor oil.
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