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How to Make a Castor Oil Pack

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  • Moisten flannel or cotton with castor oil.  (Add 1-2 drops of lemon essential oil to the castor oil, blending well, if desired.)
  • Place moistened flannel pad or cloth on right side of abdomen, just below rib cage.
  • Cover the pad with plastic wrap and wrap around entire abdomen for stability.
  • Heat the heating pad according to manufacturer directions and place on top of cloth.
  • If using a pad that is in a securable cover, secure cover.  Otherwise, lie down.
  • Keep cloth in place for 1 hour.