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If you’ve planned for a baby, you’ve probably heard about the MTHFR gene variant. Women with an MTHFR gene variant may be at a higher risk for miscarriage, preeclampsia, and having a baby with birth defects.
What is Castor Oil?
Castor oil is derived from the seeds of the Castor plant (Ricinus communis), also known as Palma Christi. Castor oil has been used for thousands of years, dating back as far as 4,000 years, to promote healing in the body, and more specifically, the reproductive system.
Infertility affects so many women today. 50% are attributed to female factor infertility and 20–30% to male factor infertility, while 20–30% is due to a combination of both male and female factors. The high costs of IVF and other assisted reproductive technologies (ART) have made these options prohibitively expensive for many couples who wish to conceive. So, what