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Can rubbing castrol oil on your stomach induce labor?

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Dr. Brian Nguyen
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: No.

There is a paucity of data regarding the safety and/or efficacy of castor oil which is often ingested rather than used topically.
People tend to report nausea with this method and i would recommend against trying induction at home. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=23881775.

In brief: No.

There is a paucity of data regarding the safety and/or efficacy of castor oil which is often ingested rather than used topically.
People tend to report nausea with this method and i would recommend against trying induction at home. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=23881775.
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