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Castor oil and sleep

SGR

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So, I am trying applying castor oil to my head to try to reverse mast cell inspired hair loss and have discovered that it has helped deepen my sleep. It's messy as all get out, but i'll put up with that for sleep. I'll let you know if this side effect persists.
 

Little Bluestem

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Oh my. I have long hair and washing it even every other day would be quite a project. Although I suppose if I was getting better sleep I would feel more like washing my hair.
 

SGR

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Oh my. I have long hair and washing it even every other day would be quite a project. Although I suppose if I was getting better sleep I would feel more like washing my hair.

Yes, my hair is long too. Somehow I managed to get it all out my first try this morning.

Unfortunately I have to report that it did not help my sleep last night. The CFS thing of adapting to drugs so they no longer work has reared it's ugly head. I just don't understand what biological process this serves. ***Although I do get the mitochondrial teeter-tottering concept.

I will continue to use the castor oil for a few more weeks to see if it helps my hair. For people interested in using it for sleep, my guess is rotating it's use would be the way to go.
 
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So, I am trying applying castor oil to my head to try to reverse mast cell inspired hair loss and have discovered that it has helped deepen my sleep. It's messy as all get out, but i'll put up with that for sleep. I'll let you know if this side effect persists.

Is it cold pressed (yellowish) caster oil? It's been used for years now to transdermally remove some toxins from the liver. Could be drawing out some toxins in your application and that is helping you sleep.