Is castor oil good as a carrier oil?

Castor oil is a therapeutic carrier oil. A carrier oil is a base oil used to dilute essential oils with the purpose of carrying the essential oil into the skin.

Similarly, it is asked, what is best carrier oil for essential oils?

Here are the top 20 best carrier oils for essential oils:

  • Coconut Oil. By far coconut oil is one of the most popular carrier oils used to dilute essential oils and for good reason.
  • Olive Oil.
  • Jojoba Oil.
  • Sweet Almond Oil.
  • Argan Oil.
  • Avocado Oil.
  • Grapeseed Oil.
  • Moringa Oil.

Is coconut oil a carrier oil for essential oils?

Nearly any vegetable oil can be used as a carrier oil though some are more preferable. Fractionated coconut oil is very light. If you aren't familiar with fractionated coconut oil, it is coconut oil with some of the fatty acids removed. Unlike raw, cold-pressed coconut oil, it stays liquid.

What is the best carrier oil for skin?


  • Jojoba Oil: The most common oil that I recommend is jojoba oil because it is healing and moisturizing for all skin types.
  • Rose Hip Seed Oil: Rose Hip Seed Oil is one of my favorite carrier oils.
  • Argan Oil:
  • Tamanu Oil:
  • Evening Primerose Oil.
  • Avocado Oil:
  • Olive Oil: