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How do Castor Oil Packs work?

May 13, 2022

Written by Sherri McKnight, DCHomMed

Edited by Melanie Swackhammer, BA

How do Castor Oil Packs work?

As a health care practitioner, you may have prescribed the traditional treatment method of castor oil packs for liver detox, lymphatic drainage or colon cleansing, right?

You did this by saturating an old cloth with castor oil and applying that gooey mess to various parts of the body because you know of the great health benefits that this treatment method offers. Can you relate?

And, if you’re like me, you stopped prescribing the old way of applying castor oil packs because that 12-step method was too messy, too complicated and your patients just didn’t comply to it. And I don’t blame them, do you?

Or maybe you had your patients do it the “lazy way” by simply just rubbing on the castor oil and then having them wear an old t-shirt. Sound familiar?

But, with the application of just the castor oil without the castor oil pack, we only get half of the benefits.

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The science of how castor oil packs work for lymphatic drainage and cleansing

Firstly, it’s mechanical, with the compression of the pack placed over the liver (slightly covering the lower free ribs under your right rib cage), in combination with the movement of your breathing muscles, this serves to act like a pump to your lymphatic system encouraging lymphatic drainage1. Amazing, agreed?

Secondly, it’s neurological, when placed on specific dermatomes this activates the somatic visceral reflexes triggering the activity of internal detox and cleansing organs like the liver, kidney, gut, gallbladder2 and more.

Thirdly, it’s a combination of both mechanical and neurological because the Queen of the Thrones® Castor Oil Pack stimulates the body’s skin receptors which stimulate the natural oxytocin3 feedback loop activating the vagus nerve, shifting the body into a rest and digest state where liver detox is optimized.

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It’s this direct effect of the castor oil pack compress that stimulates the parasympathetic nervous system4-5-6. Amazing, right?

Plus, the penetration of the castor oil into the tissues stimulates lymphatic drainage and reduces inflammation via the Peyer’s patches7.

With no pack, castor oil will not penetrate as deeply and would act much more like a skin emollient, so the full range of benefits of the oil cannot be reaped.


Why is it important for castor oil to be in glass?

Lipotoxicity is why it is imperative to use castor oil that has only been contained in a glass bottle rather than in plastic8-9-10.

You see, castor oil is the master carrier oil, due to its structure and the molecular weight of ricinoleic acid11. And because of this amazing capability of transporting and transferring substances into the body, it is of the utmost importance to only use a high-quality oil that is organic, extra-virgin, cold-pressed, hexane-free and in glass.

And I am sure we are both on the same page when it comes to ensuring our prescriptions and protocols – like the application of Queen of the Thrones® Castor Oil Packs coming from a plastic-free environment – are helpful for our patients and ourselves, and not a harmful endocrine disruptive burden. Would you agree?

Applying castor oil to your pack and why the pack needs to be replaced to avoid toxin reabsorption or transfer

Pouring a fresh coat of castor oil onto the Queen of the Thrones® Castor Oil Pack with each application is an important part of the protocol, as is replacing your castor oil pack.

Why? Well simply because we are unsure where the castor oil and toxins it collects eliminate through the body, or back into the pack through the skin.

A study compared oral castor oil metabolites and the metabolites produced with the castor oil pack and no castor oil metabolites were produced with the castor oil pack12.

This suggests that either the castor oil wasn’t absorbed or that the metabolites came out another way, perhaps via the skin into the pack.

So, to prevent possible reabsorption of any toxins that are being pulled out by castor oil, use a fresh coat of oil on every application and replace the pack every 3 months.


Plus, when it comes to fertility, it is especially important to ensure that your liver pack is placed only on the liver, the pelvic pack only on the pelvis over top of the uterus and ovaries, and the thyroid pack only on the thyroid. This is to avoid any possible transfer of toxins from organ to organ. Makes sense, right?


Queen of the Thrones® Castor Oil Packs – the game changer

With the application of this new and easy way of an old traditional method, with Queen of the Thrones® Castor Oil Packs in your practice, your patients, in most cases, will come back to you in follow-ups feeling better – because they can easily comply – and can safely be used with any other prescriptions that you recommend.

Plus, with regular practice your patients will train their body to respond better to stress, as well as naturally liver detox, lymphatic drain and colon cleanse with the support from their Queen of the Thrones® Castor Oil Packs.

Then what happens is we begin to start…

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You see, this is what makes Queen of the Thrones® Castor Oil Packs so unique and game-changing.


Are you a practitioner, health coach or wellness influencer? If you’re interested in recommending our easy-to-use tools and practically applying them in your health and wellness professional practice in clinic or online with the people you serve or become a wholesale partner, contact us at: royalty@queenofthethrones.com


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2. Sikandar S, Dickenson AH. Visceral pain: the ins and outs, the ups and downs. Curr Opin Support Palliat Care. 2012 Mar;6(1):17-26. doi: 10.1097/SPC.0b013e32834f6ec9. PMID: 22246042; PMCID: PMC3272481.

3. Walker SC1, Trotter PD2, Swaney WT2, Marshall A3, Mcglone FP4. C-tactile afferents: Cutaneous mediators of oxytocin release during affiliative tactile interactions? Neuropeptides. 2017 Aug;64:27-38. doi: 10.1016/j.npep.2017.01.001. Epub 2017 Jan 19. PMID: 28162847.

4. Rolls ET et all. Representations of pleasant and painful touch in the human orbitofrontal and cingulate cortices. Cereb Cortex. 2003 Mar;13(3):308-17. PMID: 12571120.

5. Francis S, Rolls ET, Bowtell R, McGlone F, O’Doherty J, Browning A, Clare S, Smith E. The representation of pleasant touch in the brain and its relationship with taste and olfactory areas. Neuroreport. 1999 Feb 25;10(3):453-9. PMID: 10208571.

6. Löken LS, Wessberg J, Morrison I, McGlone F, Olausson H. Coding of pleasant touch by unmyelinated afferents in humans. Nat Neurosci. 2009 May;12(5):547-8. Epub 2009 Apr 12. PMID: 19363489.

7. Holmes GM, Browning KN, Babic T, Fortna SR, Coleman FH, Travagli RA. Vagal afferent fibres determine the oxytocin-induced modulation of gastric tone. J Physiol. 2013 Jun 15;591(12):3081-100. doi: 10.1113/jphysiol.2013.253732. Epub 2013 Apr 15. PMID: 23587885; PMCID: PMC3832121.

8. Kim H1, Oh S1, Gye MC1, Shin I1,2. Comparative toxicological evaluation of nonylphenol and nonylphenol polyethoxylates using human keratinocytes. Drug Chem Toxicol. 2018 Oct;41(4):486-491. doi: 10.1080/01480545.2017.1391829. Epub 2017 Nov 10.

9. Amar SK1, Goyal S2, Srivastav AK3, Chopra D3, Ray RS2. Combined effect of Benzophenone-2 and ultraviolet radiation promote photogenotoxicity and photocytotoxicity in human keratinocytes. Regul Toxicol Pharmacol. 2018 Jun;95:298-306. doi: 10.1016/j.yrtph.2018.04.003. Epub 2018 Apr 4.

10. Hafezi SA1, Abdel-Rahman WM1. The Endocrine Disruptor Bisphenol A (BPA) Exerts a Wide Range of Effects in Carcinogenesis and Response to Therapy. Curr Mol Pharmacol. 2019 Mar 6. doi: 10.2174/1874467212666190306164507.

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Love Your Liver with Queen of the Thrones®️ Castor Oil Packs and Improve Hormonal Acne Breakouts

Putting on Queen of the Thrones Castor Oil Pack

March 21, 2022

Guest Blog Post Written by Halie Schoff, DC

Edited by Sherri McKnight, DCHomMed

Love Your Liver with Queen of the Thrones®️ Castor Oil Packs and Improve Hormonal Acne Breakouts

Are you hoping to support your beautiful skin and get rid of hormonal acne breakouts once and for all?

Have you been applying pimple creams containing hydroxy acids and/or benzoyl peroxide with no change in those painful and embarrassing pustules?

You see, it can take time to clear up acne, and with the help of Queen of the Thrones®️ Castor Oil Packs to support your hormone and skin health, we can speed up the process in a healthy way. Sounds wonderful, right?

Queen of the Thrones Castor Oil Pack support Hormone Balance for a Glowing Skin

One thing I noticed when working with my patients and clients who struggle with hormonal acne breakouts, is that when I improve their liver health and get their hormones in balance, their skin starts GLOWING!

Would you love to wake up each morning to wash your face & shower your body only to feel and see smooth, blemish-free skin looking back at you?

So, how can we tell if your hormones are imbalanced and if your liver is in need of support?

Let’s look at the following symptoms:

  • Acne (Inflamed pustules/comedones on face, back, chest, shoulders, buttocks)
  • Skin irritation/rashes
  • Bloating
  • Brain fog
  • Constipation
  • Feelings of anger (liver is associated with emotions like irritability and anger)
  • PMS (tender breasts, cramping, moodiness
  • Waking up between the hours of 1-3am

Is this you? If you experience any of these symptoms it could indicate that your liver needs some love.

Signs and Symptoms That Your Liver Needs Some Love Queen of the Thrones

In my practice I teach my patients that, when we are not able to remove toxins (due to the need of liver detoxification) from the body optimally we can push them out through the skin, therefore experiencing hormonal acne breakouts.


Recommendations for Hormonal Acne Breakouts

In my personal experience as a Chiropractic Doctor, if I may share, using the following AMAZING recommendations for acne-prone skin, that both myself AND my patients and clients have implemented have resulted in a profound improvement in our skin health:

Here are my favorite ways how:

  1. Queen of the Thrones®️ Castor Oil Packs: if you do nothing else, Queen of the Thrones®️ Castor Oil Packs can be an amazing way to help support liver health. Castor oil helps to reduce inflammation of hormonal acne breakouts, support gut health and support liver detoxification.
  3. Add in liver supporting foods: My favorites are cruciferous veggies (broccoli. Cauliflower, arugula, cabbage), green tea, bone broth, dandelion root and leaf, leafy greens, carrots, beets, garlic and pasture-raised eggs.
  5. Supporting detoxification pathways by making sure you are sweating a few times each week either through: Activity, a hot Epsom bath or sauna, implementing dry brushing, using a rebounder, acupuncture, muscle work/massage and Chiropractic care.
  7. Reduce environmentally toxic exposures: artificial fragrance, artificial ingredients, plastics/BPA.
Easy Ways to Support Liver Detox and Hormone Balance for Glowing Skin with Queen of the Thrones Castor Oil Packs

Remember that what we see on the outside, is a reminder of what needs to be supported on the inside and hormonal acne breakouts are a reminder of ways we can be loving our insides more.

So, if you love the look and feel of soft, smooth, pain-free, acne-free skin, start with your Queen of the Thrones®️ Castor Oil Packs. Begin your journey of smooth blemish-free skin by supporting liver cleansing, hormone balancing, absorbing nourishing food and supplements better, reduction of bloating, and best of all no more hormonal acne breakouts!


Dr. Halie Schoff Bio

Dr. Halie Schoff is a licensed and practicing Functional Chiropractor, Integrative Health Practitioner and Podcaster.

She is a former collegiate athlete who has a passion for teaching people how to bridge the gap between fitness and holistic health. With a focus on women’s hormones and gut health, Dr. Halie has helped hundreds of people all over the world regain their health through lifestyle, optimal diet, movement and functional practices.

Dr. Halie is wonderfully outspoken about informed consent around birth control and aims to help those that she works with understand the root cause of their hormone imbalances.

Her main goal is to help you be the alpha of your health by understanding what being optimally healthy means for YOU.

Halie Schoff wearing a Queen of the Thrones Castor Oil Pack

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To learn more about how Castor Oil Packs work and why you need the compress with the oil to truly start waking up like new, read here.

Are you a practitioner, health coach or wellness influencer? If you’re interested in recommending our easy-to-use tools and practically applying them in your health and wellness professional practice in clinic or online with the people you serve or become a wholesale partner, contact us at: royalty@queenofthethrones.com

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