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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Haitian Black Castor Oil? 

Palma Christi: Haitian Black Castor Oil™ is an organic and unrefined castor oil harvested and produced in Haiti’s rich agricultural environment. It  is obtained from the seeds of castor(ricinus communis) plant. Palma Christi: Haitian Black Castor Oil™ is made up of fatty acids that are derived from ricinoleic acid. Ricinoleic acid exerts remarkable analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects and is not found in ANY other substance. Palma Christi: Haitian Black Castor Oil™ is also an emollient naturally rich with Vitamin E. It is one of the most hydrating botanical oils on the market.

Castor oil contains the following essential fatty acids:
Ricinoleic- 90%
Oleic- 4%
Linoleic- 4%

What are the benefits of castor oil? 

Using unrefined and the purest form of Haitian castor oil overtime will produce extraordinary results. Omega-9 fatty acid prevents your scalp from drying out and also nourishes your hair from roots to the tip. The anti-fungicidal anti-bacterial and properties of ricinoleic acid in the oil shields the scalp and hair from infection which can cause hair loss.  In essence, rubbing Palma Christi: Haitian Black Castor Oil™ into your scalp, roots and skin on a regular basis helps:

  • Thicken and nourish hair

  • Prevent hair loss

  • Rejuvenate and moisturizes skin to keep wrinkles at bay

  • Relieve arthritis, back pain and muscle aches

  • Prevent scars and stretch marks

  • Remove calluses, corns, warts, and moles

  • Encourage  nail growth

What’s the difference between Haitian Black Castor Oil and the clear castor oil? 

Palma Christi: Haitian Black Castor Oil is authentic and traditionally produced by using roasted Castor beans prior to extraction, this creates a natural occurring activated charcoal.  For centuries natural charcoal has been used for the treatment of ailments and injuries, it is the safest means of removing toxins from the body. Refined Castor oils have been boiled to extremely high temperatures and then chilled to very low temperatures and bleached. This makes those oils very thin, transparent, and odorless, and of course strips them of most of their natural benefits.

Can Castor Oil be used as a massage oil? 

The oils composition makes it excellent massage oil for relieving arthritic joints, nerve inflammations, and sore muscles. Its medicinal effects are touted by individuals and doctors alike.

Can KE products be used on all hair types? 

Yes, all of our products are botanical, therapeutic, and natural collection of Haitian luxury treatments. Each product is made from delicious, active, ethically sourced ingredients, bursting with vitality and energy that will benefit all hair types. 

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