What Does Castor Oil Taste Like?

Castor oil beansWhat is castor oil?

Castor oil is a liquid laxative that is commonly used externally (for hair and skin) or internally (as a laxative). It’s commonly used for weight loss and to make hair more beautiful. It’s also used by many women to bring on an overdue labor.

How it tastes

Castor oil tastes like a thick oil (imagine drinking straight cooking oil).

The flavor resembles soap and is fairly bland.


Many people cannot stomach the taste and mix it with other things such as juice. Orange juice is a common recommendation.

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