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What exactly is castor oil?

I heard it can induce labor, and I'm not gonna try it or anything, but anyone have more info on it? sounds kinda gross to me.

 
shanapiv

Asked by shanapiv at 10:48 AM on Feb. 16, 2011 in Pregnancy

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Answers (7)
  • It's a vegetable oil, from the castor bean plant.
    CraftingMama

    Answer by CraftingMama at 10:50 AM on Feb. 16, 2011

  • It's an oil that some women use to induce themselves. It's not harmless/risk-free so be sure that you are weighing risks when considering it (meaning that baby is safer OUTside than in).
    doulala

    Answer by doulala at 12:19 PM on Feb. 16, 2011

  • all its going to do is give you diarrhea

    SWEETPEAS3MOM

    Answer by SWEETPEAS3MOM at 10:49 AM on Feb. 16, 2011

  • My friend tried it and said that it gave her diarrhea.
    TARARENEE

    Answer by TARARENEE at 10:50 AM on Feb. 16, 2011

  • Castor oil comes from the castor bean.
    banglesnbobbles

    Answer by banglesnbobbles at 12:27 PM on Feb. 16, 2011

  • lol!!! if you do good luck! :)
    courtneycra

    Answer by courtneycra at 2:07 PM on Feb. 16, 2011

  • Sounds awesome! haha not really
    shanapiv

    Comment by shanapiv (original poster) at 10:51 AM on Feb. 16, 2011

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