Castor Oil is a powerful laxative and used as an emollient to soothe the skin and keep it moist. Manufacturer's Product Research: Pure; Cold Pressed; Top Quality Oil; Perfect For Use as a Skin Softener. Certified by laboratory test to be free of pesticide residues. More information on request. Hexane-Free-Certified Manufacturer's Directions/Recommended Usage: To prepare a pack; saturate flannel and place over abdomen or other area. Cover with plastic; and apply heat to increase penetration. Other Uses: Massage into any area where softening and soothing are desired. Ingredients: Ultra Pure; Cold-Presses Castor Oil.