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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.


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

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  • It's a vegetable oil, from the castor bean plant.

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

  • all its going to do is give you diarrhea


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

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

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

  • Sounds awesome! haha not really

    Comment by shanapiv (original poster) at 10:51 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).

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

  • Castor oil comes from the castor bean.

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

  • lol!!! if you do good luck! :)

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

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