Clearwater Apothecary is one of the leading suppliers of Castor Oil - USP along with other speciality oils and butters. Castor Oil is expeller pressed from Ricinus communis seeds through a mechanical process and is further refined and filtered to result in a bland, lightly tinted oil. This popular ingredient is highly sought-after for its natural moisturizing and emollient properties. USP grade castor oil is widely used throughout the cosmetic and personal care industry. Common products manufactured with castor oil include soap, hand creams, hair conditioners and balms, styling products and everyday topical cosmetic items.